Rafał Kubacki

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Kubacki in 2007
Rafał Kubacki
Medal record
Competitor for  Poland
Men's Judo
World Championships
Bronze 1989 Belgrade +95 kg
Gold 1993 Hamilton Open
Gold 1997 Paris Open
European Championships
Gold 1989 Helsinki +95 kg
Bronze 1991 Prague +95 kg
Bronze 1993 Athens +95 kg
Silver 1994 Gdansk +95 kg
Bronze 1995 Birmingham +95 kg
Bronze 1996 The Hague +95 kg
Bronze 1997 Ostend +95 kg
Silver 1998 Oviedo +100 kg

Rafał Kubacki (born March 23, 1967 in Wrocław) is a Polish judoka.

He is known from his role as Ursus (Lygia's huge bodyguard) in Quo Vadis (2001 film) directed by Jerzy Kawalerowicz.

He has also entered politics; first as a member of the "Samoobrona" ("Self-Defense Party"), he now represents Polish People's Party (PSL). He has been unsuccessful in his bid to be the president (mayor) of Wrocław.

Achievements[edit]

Year Tournament Place Weight class
2000 European Judo Championships 5th Open class
1999 World Judo Championships 5th Heavyweight (+100 kg)
1998 European Judo Championships 2nd Heavyweight (+100 kg)
1997 World Judo Championships 7th Heavyweight (+95 kg)
1st Open class
European Judo Championships 3rd Heavyweight (+95 kg)
1996 European Judo Championships 3rd Heavyweight (+95 kg)
1995 European Judo Championships 3rd Heavyweight (+95 kg)
1994 European Judo Championships 2nd Heavyweight (+95 kg)
1993 World Judo Championships 5th Heavyweight (+95 kg)
1st Open class
European Judo Championships 3rd Heavyweight (+95 kg)
7th Open class
1991 European Judo Championships 3rd Heavyweight (+95 kg)
1989 World Judo Championships 3rd Heavyweight (+95 kg)
European Judo Championships 1st Heavyweight (+95 kg)

References[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Poland Waldemar Legień
Polish Sportspersonality of the Year
1993
Succeeded by
Poland Andrzej Wroński