Jerzy Opara

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Jerzy Opara
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal C-2 500 m
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1970 Copenhagen C-1 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1974 Mexico City C-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Tampere C-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Sofia C-2 1000 m

Jerzy Janusz Opara (born August 21, 1948 in Warsaw) is a Polish sprint canoer who competed in the 1970s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the C-2 500 m event at Montreal in 1976.

Opara also won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two silvers (C-1 1000 m: 1970, C-2 1000 m: 1974) and two bronzes (C-2 500 m: 1973, C-2 1000 m: 1977).