Piotr Haczek

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Piotr Haczek
Piotr Haczek 2000.jpg
Piotr Haczek in 2000
Personal information
Nationality Polish
Born (1977-01-26) 26 January 1977 (age 40)
Żywiec, Poland
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) sprinting, 400 metres

Piotr Haczek (born January 26, 1977 in Żywiec, Śląskie) is a Polish athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metres. An outdoor and indoor world champion in the 4 x 400 metres relay, his success came mainly in relay, his best individual performance being a gold medal at the 1999 European Under 23 Championships.

Personal bests[edit]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 6th 400 m 47.42
3rd 4x400 m relay 3:09.65
1996 World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 5th 400 m 46.29
6th 4x400 m relay 3:08.04
Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 6th 4x400 m relay 3:00.96
1997 European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 2nd 400 m 45.72
1st 4x400 m relay 3:03.07
World Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 4x400 m relay 3:00.26[2]
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 2nd 4x400 m relay 2:58.00 (NR)
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th 400 m 45.46
2nd 4x400 m relay 2:58.88
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 2nd 4x400 m relay 3:03.01 (iAR)
European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 400 m 45.78
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:03.22
World Championships Seville, Spain 1st 4x400m relay 2:58.91[2]
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th (sf) 400 m 45.66
6th 4x400 m relay 3:03.22
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 4x400 m relay 3:04.47
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 3rd 4x400 m relay 2:59.71[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sports-Reference profile
  2. ^ a b c d The USA 4 x 400 team originally finished first in 4x400 m relay but was disqualified in 2008 due to Antonio Pettigrew's confession of using human growth hormone and EPO between 1997 and 2003.

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