Piotr Klimczak

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Piotr Klimczak
Personal information
Nationality Polish
Born (1980-01-18) 18 January 1980 (age 38)
Nowy Sącz, Poland
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) sprinting
Club AZS-AWF Kraków

Piotr Klimczak (born 18 January 1980 in Nowy Sącz) is a former Polish sprinter who specialized in the 400 metres. He represented his country in the 4 × 400 metres relay at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 2004. His biggest success in the relay is the silver medal at the 2006 World Indoor Championships and individually the silver at the 2007 Summer Universiade.

He played football before switching to athletics in 2002.[1] He retired in 2013.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Poland
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 10th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:10.33
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 35th (h) 400 m 46.23
10th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.69
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 4 × 400 m relay DQ
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:00.58
Universiade İzmir, Turkey 1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.57
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.67
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, England 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:08.14
Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 2nd 400 m 46.06
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.05
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:08.76
Olympic Games Beijing, China 7th 4 × 400 m relay 2:59.32
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 11th (sf) 400 m 53.81
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:07.04
World Championships Berlin, Germany 5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.23
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 9th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:09.86
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 21st (sf) 400 m 46.68
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.42

Personal bests[edit]

  • 200 metres - 21.06 s (2006)
  • 400 metres - 45.60 s (2005)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sztafeta wpadek" (in Polish). Nasze Miasto. 8 March 2005. Retrieved 22 February 2018.