Robert Urbanek

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Robert Urbanek
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Robert Urbanek in 2013
Personal information
Nationality Polish
Born (1987-04-29) 29 April 1987 (age 31)
Łęczyca, Poland
Height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 115 kg (254 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus throw
Club MKS Aleksandrów Łódzki
Coached by Witold Suski

Robert Urbanek (born 29 April 1987) is a Polish athlete specializing in the discus throw. His personal best in the event is 66.93 meters, achieved in 2012 in Halle.

He competed for Poland at the 2012 Summer Olympics, failing to qualify for the final.[1] His biggest achievement to date is the bronze medal at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Poland
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 7th 57.38 m
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 5th 62.17 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 62.99 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 32nd (q) 59.56 m
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 6th 64.32 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 3rd 63.81 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 3rd 65.18 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 9th 62.18 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 17th (q) 61.76 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 7th 64.15 m

Progression[edit]

  • 2006 – 50.84
  • 2007 – 56.18
  • 2008 – 62.22
  • 2009 – 60.54
  • 2010 – 60.74
  • 2011 – 64.37
  • 2012 – 66.93
  • 2013 – 65.30
  • 2014 – 65.75
  • 2015 – 66.31

References[edit]

  1. ^ London 2012 Archived 2012-08-07 at the Wayback Machine.

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