Marek Dopierała

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Marek Dopierała
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1988 Seoul C-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Seoul C-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1986 Montreal C-2 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1987 Duisburg C-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1985 Mechelen C-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1986 Montreal C-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1987 Duisburg C-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1985 Mechelen C-2 1000 m

Marek Franciszek Dopierała (born July 30, 1960 in Bielsko-Biała) is a Polish sprint canoer who competed during the 1980s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won two medals with Marek Łbik at Seoul in 1988 with a silver in the C-2 500 m event and a bronze in the C-2 1000 m event.

Dopierała also won six medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with two golds (C-2 500 m: 1987, C-2 10000 m: 1986), three silvers (C-2 500 m: 1985, C-2 1000 m: 1986, 1987), and one bronze (C-2 1000 m: 1985).


Preceded by
Poland Andrzej Malina
Polish Sportspersonality of the Year
alongside team mate Marek Łbik

Succeeded by
Poland Waldemar Legień