Paweł Czapiewski

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Paweł Czapiewski
Paweł Czapiewski.jpg
Paweł Czapiewski in 2007
Medal record
Men’s Athletics
Competitor for  Poland
World Championships
Bronze 2001 Edmonton 800 m
European Indoor Championships
Gold 2002 Vienna 800 m

Paweł Czapiewski (born 30 March 1978 in Stargard Szczeciński) is a former Polish 800 metres runner.

He came third in the 2001 World Championships in Edmonton in a personal best time of 1:44.63 minutes. Later that month he lowered it to 1:43.22 min. He later won the 2002 European Indoor Athletics Championships.

He has officially retired on 21 July 2012 at the Janusz Kusociński Memorial having earlier failed to qualify for the 2012 Olympic Games.[1]

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 600 m – 1:16.83 (Kraków 2008)
  • 800 m – 1:43.22 (Zürich 2001 NR)
  • 1000 m – 2:17.22 (Kraków 2002)
  • 1500 m – 3:40.14 (Biala Podlaska 2005)

Indoor

  • 800 m – 1:44.78 (Wien 2002 NR)
  • 1000 m – 2:19.00 (Erfurt 2001 NR)
  • 1500 m – 3:38.96 (Stuttgart 2002)

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 22nd (h) 800 m 1:53.02
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 27th (h) 800 m 1:49.24
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 3rd 800 m 1:46.98
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 6th 800 m 1:50.51
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 3rd 800 m 1:44.63
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 4th 800 m 1:47.21
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 1st 800 m 1:44.78
European Championships Munich, Germany 4th 800 m 1:47.92
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 16th (sf) 800 m 1:46.33
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 35th (h) 800 m 1:47.66
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 10th (h) 800 m 1:51.39

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rekordzista Polski na 800 metrów Paweł Czapiewski zakończył karierę" (in Polish). Eurosport. 22 July 2012. Retrieved 22 July 2012.