Jacek Bocian

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Jacek Boacian
Personal information
Nationality Poland
Born (1976-09-15) 15 September 1976 (age 40)
Kalisz, Poland
Sport
Sport sprinting

Jacek Bocian (born 15 September 1976 in Kalisz) is a Polish former sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres. His biggest successes came in the Polish 4 × 400 metres relay, including gold medals at the 1999 World Championships and 2001 World Indoor Championships, as well as the silver at the 1999 World Indoor Championships. In addition, he competed at the 2000 Summer Olympics.[1]

He has 400 metres personal best of 45.99 seconds outdoors (Kraków 2000) and 46.68 seconds indoors (Spała 1999).[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 2nd 400 m 46.59
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:09.65
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.07
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.59[3]
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.01 (AR)
World Championships Seville, Spain 1st 4 × 400 m relay 2:58.91
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 2nd (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.30
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.47
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 2:59.71[4]
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.79

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Archived from the original on 15 April 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  2. ^ Jacek Bocian profile at IAAF
  3. ^ Was not selected for the final where the Polish team won the silver.
  4. ^ Was not selected for the final where the Polish team won the bronze.