Rafał Szukała

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Rafał Szukała
Personal information
Full name Rafał Marek Szukała
Nationality  Poland
Born (1971-04-09) April 9, 1971 (age 43)
Poznań, Wielkopolskie
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Butterfly
Club Warta Poznań/Olimpia Poznań
(POL)
College team Iowa Hawkeyes (USA)

Rafał Marek Szukała (born April 9, 1971 in Poznań) is a former butterfly swimmer from Poland, who won the silver medal in the men's 100 m butterfly at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.

Szukała competed in three consequentive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1988. Szukała won his first major title in 1989, at the 1989 European Aquatics Championships in Bonn, in the 100 m butterfly. He regained the European title in 1993. Szukala also won gold in the 1994 World Championships in the 100 m butterfly.

He attended the University of Iowa, in the United States.

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