Mateusz Kusznierewicz

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Mateusz Kusznierewicz
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Kusznierewicz in 2007
Medal record
Men's sailing
Representing  Poland
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Finn class
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Finn class
Copy of M. Kusznierewicz medal and autograph in Alei Gwiazd Sportu w Dziwnowie

Mateusz Kusznierewicz (born April 29, 1975 in Warsaw) is a Polish sailor, specialising in the Finn and Star classes.

His first sailing success came in 1985, where he won the Puchar Spójni at the Zalew Zegrzyński in Warsaw. Most recently, he competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, winning a bronze medal in the Finn.

For his sport achievements, he received the Order of Polonia Restituta:
Knight's Cross Knight's Cross (5th Class) in 1996,
Officer's Cross Officer's Cross (4th Class) in 2004.

Major successes[edit]

Kusznierewicz has also won over 20 international regattas, and won ISAF Sailor of the Year in 1999.

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