Karol Ząbik

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Karol Ząbik
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Born (1987-04-29) April 29, 1987 (age 30)
Toruń, Poland
Nationality  Poland
Website Official Site
Current club information
British league Peterborough Panthers
Polish league KS Toruń
Swedish league Elit Vetlanda
Career history
2003- KS Toruń (POL)
2006, 2008- Peterborough Panthers
2007- Rospiggarna (SWE)
2008 Poole Pirates
Individual honours
2006 World Under-21 Champion
2005 European Under-19 Champion
2006 Polish Under-21 Champion
2006 Silver Helmet Winner
Team honours
2005, 2006, 2007 Under-21 World Cup
2004, 2005 Polish Under-21 Team Champion

Karol Ząbik (born October 25, 1986 in Toruń, Poland) is a Polish speedway rider who has won World, European and Polish Under-21 titles and has ridden for the Polish national junior team.

His father, Jan Ząbik was also a speedway rider, and is now the team manager of Polish speedway club KS Toruń.

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]

World Under-21 Championship[edit]

  • 2006 - World Champion
  • 2007 - 5th place (10 points)

Under-21 World Cup[edit]

  • 2005 - World Champion (3 points)
  • 2006 - World Champion (13 points)
  • 2007 - World Champion (10 points)

European Under-19 Championship[edit]

  • 2004 - Silver medal (12+3 points)
  • 2005 - European Champion

Polish Individual Championship[edit]

  • 2004 - 8th place in Quarter-Final A
  • 2006 - 18 place (as 2nd track reserve; 11th in Semi-Final B)

Polish Under-21 Championship[edit]

  • 2003 - 14th place (2 points; as track reserve)
  • 2004 - 12th in Semi-Final A
  • 2005 - Bronze medal (10+3 points)
  • 2006 - Polish Champion (14 points)
  • 2007 - Silver medal

Polish Pairs Speedway Championship[edit]

Polish Under-21 Pairs Championship[edit]

  • 2003 - 3rd in Semi-Final C
  • 2004 - Bronze medal (7 points)
  • 2005 - 4th place (8 points)
  • 2006 - 6th place (but he rode in Semi-Final A only)

Ekstraliga Championship[edit]

Polish Under-21 Team Championship[edit]

  • 2003 - 2nd in Qualification Group A
  • 2004 - Polish Champion (13 points)
  • 2005 - Polish Champion (8 points)
  • 2006 - 4th in Qualification Group D
  • 2007 - Qualification Group A (last round September 15)

Golden Helmet[edit]

  • 2007 - 13th place (4 points)

Silver Helmet (U-21)[edit]

  • 2004 - 6th place (9 points)
  • 2005 - injury (3rd in Semi-Final B, promotion to Final)
  • 2006 - Gold medal (15 points)
  • 2007 - Semi-Finals will be on September 4

Bronze Helmet (U-19)[edit]

  • 2003 - injury (2nd in Semi-Final A, promotion to Final)
  • 2004 - 16th place (0 points in 2 heats; two fells)

See also[edit]

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