Piotr Buciarski

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Piotr Buciarski (born 22 November 1929 in Warsaw, Poland) is a retired Danish pole vaulter of Polish descent.

His personal best jump is 5.75 metres, achieved in April 2002 in Fort-de-France. This is the current national record.[1] He represented Sparta and later the University of Oregon. Buciarski is a two-time national champion (2000 and 2002) in the men's decathlon.

He's the son of former Polish pole vaulter, Wojciech Buciarski. He is married to an American javelin thrower, Rachel Yurkovich.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Denmark
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 8th 5.20 m
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 13th (q) 5.55 m
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 20th (q) 5.30 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 7th 5.40 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 15th (q) 5.60 m
Universiade Beijing, China 5th 5.50 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 7th 5.50 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 11th 5.50 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 13th (q) 5.40 m
World Championships Paris, France 23rd (q) 5.35 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 18th (q) 5.45 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 26th (q) 5.50 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 20th (q) 5.30 m

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danish athletics records
  2. ^ Olympian is graduation speaker