Janusz Kołodziej (speedway rider)

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Janusz Kołodziej
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Born (1984-05-27) 27 May 1984 (age 32)
Tarnów, Poland
Nationality  Poland
Current club information
Polish league Unia Tarnów
Career history
2000-2009 Unia Tarnów (POL)
2010- Unia Leszno (POL)
2004- Rospiggarna (SWE)
2003, 2006–2007 Reading Racers
Individual honours
2005 Polish Individual Champion
2004 Polish Under-21 Champion
2005 Golden Helmet Winner
2005 Silver Helmet Winner
2003 Bronze Helmet Winner
Team honours
2005 European Pairs Champion
2006 European Club Champions' Cup
2007 Polish Pairs Speedway Champion
2004 Polish Under-21 Pairs Champion
2004, 2005 Ekstraliga Champion

Janusz Kołodziej (born 27 May 1984 in Tarnów, Poland) is a Polish speedway rider who has ridden for the Polish national team.

Speedway Grand Prix results[edit]

  permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
  rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

Career[edit]

  • Individual World Championship (Speedway Grand Prix)
    • 2006 – 29th place (0 point as track reserve)
  • Speedway World Cup
    • 2004 – 4th place (10 points)
    • 2006 – 5th place (2 points in Race-Off)
  • Team U-21 World Championship
    • 2005World Champion (14 points)
  • Individual European Championship
    • 2004 – finalist
  • Individual U-19 European Championship
    • 2003 – Silver medal
  • European Pairs Championship
    • 2005European Champion (4 points)
  • European Club Champions' Cup
    • 2006European Champion (14 points)
  • Individual Polish Championship
    • 2002 – injury in Semi-Final A (5th place in Quarter-Final B – qualification to Semi-Final
    • 2003 – 12 place in Semi-Final B
    • 2005 – Polish Champion (15 points)
    • 2006 – injury (8th place in Semi-Final B – qualification to Final
  • Individual U-21 Polish Championship
    • 2001 – 16th place (0 point)
    • 2002 – Bronze medal (11+2 points)
    • 2003 – 5th place (11 points)
    • 2004 – Polish Champion (13 points)
    • 2005 – Silver medal (13 points)
  • Polish Pairs Speedway Championship
    • 2001 – 6th place in Semi-Final (2 points)
    • 2002 – 3rd place in Semi-Final C (0 heat as reserve)
    • 2003 – 3rd place in Semi-Final C (7 points)
    • 2004 – Silver medal (1 point)
    • 2005 – 3rd place in Semi-Final C (13 points)
    • 2007 – Polish Champion (0 point)
  • Polish Under-21 Pairs Championship
    • 2001 – 6th place in Semi-Final A (9 points)
    • 2002 – 6th place (12 points)
    • 2003 – 6th place (15 points)
    • 2004 – Polish Champion (17 points)
    • 2005 – Silver medal (14 points)
  • Polish Team Championship
    • 2000 – 2nd place in Second League with Unia Tarnów
    • 2001 – 1st place in Second League with Unia Tarnów
    • 2002 – 5th place in First League with Unia Tarnów
    • 2003 – 2nd place in First League with Unia Tarnów
    • 2004Polish Champion with Unia Tarnów
    • 2005Polish Champion with Unia Tarnów
    • 2006 – 4th place with Unia Tarnów
    • 2007 – 6th place with Unia Tarnów
  • Polish Under-21 Team Championship
    • 2000 – 3rd place in Qualification Group C
    • 2001 – 2nd place in Qualification Group D
    • 2002 – 2nd place in Qualification Group C
    • 2003 – 2nd place in Qualification Group B
    • 2004 – Bronze medal (started in Qualification Group B)
    • 2005 – Silver medal (10 points)
  • Golden Helmet
    • 2005 – Winner (14 points)
    • 2006 – injury (qualification to Final)
    • 2007 – 17th place (0 point as track reserve)
  • Silver Helmet (U-21)
    • 2001 – 7th place (9 points)
    • 2003 – Silver medal (13 points)
    • 2004 – injury (2nd place in Semi-Final B – qualification to Final
    • 2005 – Winner (13 points)
  • Bronze Helmet (U-19)
    • 2001 – 6th place (9 points)
    • 2003 – Winner (15 points)

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

2011 Speedway Grand Prix riders
1 Poland Gollob 2 Poland Hampel 3 Australia Crump 4 Poland Holta 5 United States Hancock
6 United Kingdom Harris 7 Denmark Bjerre 8 Australia Holder 9 Sweden Jonsson 10 Denmark Pedersen
11 Sweden Lindgren 12 Russia Sayfutdinov 13 Russia Laguta 14 Sweden Lindbäck 15 Poland Kołodziej