Jan Szymański (speed skater)

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Jan Szymański
2013 WSDC Sochi - Jan Szymanski.JPG
Personal information
Born (1989-03-02) 2 March 1989 (age 29)
Poznań, Greater Poland Voivodeship, Poland
Life partner(s)Luiza Złotkowska
SportSpeed skating
ClubLKS Poroniec
Coached byKrzysztof Niedźwiedzki

Jan Marek Szymański (born 2 March 1989), Polish pronunciation: [ˈjan ˈmaɾɛk ʂɨˈmaɲski]) is a Polish speed skater. He is the current holder of the Polish records in 3000 and 5000 metres.[1]

Speed skating[edit]

In speed skating at the 2013 Winter Universiade, Szymański, who is a student at the University School of Physical Education in Poznań,[2] won the gold medal in both the 1500 and 5000 meters.

Jan won the bronze medal at the 2018 European Speed Skating Championships in Kolomna in the Team pursuit event together with his fellow team mates Zbigniew Bródka and Adrian Wielgat.[3]

Olympic Games[edit]

At the 2013 World Single Distance Championships in Sochi, Russia, Szymański won the bronze medal in the men's team pursuit together with Zbigniew Bródka and Konrad Niedźwiedzki. The same result was reached at the 2014 Winter Olympics at the same venue.

Personal records[edit]

Personal records[4]
Men's speed skating
Event Result Date Location Notes
500 m 35.97 7 March 2015 Olympic Oval, Calgary
1000 m 1:09.11 25 November 2017 Olympic Oval, Calgary
1500 m 1:44.46 20 November 2015 Utah Olympic Oval, Salt Lake City
3000 m 3:39.79 7 November 2015 Olympic Oval, Calgary Current Polish record.[1]
5000 m 6:16.84 1 December 2017 Olympic Oval, Calgary Current Polish record.[1]
10000 m 13:27.49 2 December 2012 Alau Ice Palace, Astana

Personal life[edit]

Szymański's fiancée Luiza Złotkowska is also a speed skater.


  1. ^ a b c "National Records – Poland (POL)". www.speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  2. ^ ATHLETE INFORMATION 2013 Winter Universiade | Trentino – Italy Official Website
  3. ^ "ISU European Championships 2018". International Skating Union.
  4. ^ "Jan Szymański". www.speedskatingresults.com. Retrieved 16 February 2018.

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