Ryszard Oborski

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Ryszard Oborski
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 Mexico City K-2 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1977 Sofia K-4 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1977 Sofia K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1979 Duisburg K-4 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1981 Nottingham K-4 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Mexico City K-1 4 x 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1974 Mexico City K-4 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Belgrade K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Tampere K-4 10000 m

Ryszard Oborski (born May 2, 1952 in Poznań) is a Polish sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1970s to the mid-1980s. He won ten medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-2 500 m: 1974, K-4 500 m: 1977, K-4 1000 m: 1977), two silvers (K-4 1000 m: 1979, K-4 10000 m: 1981), and five bronzes (K-1 4 x 500 m: 1974, K-4 500 m: 1978, 1979; K-4 10000 m: 1974, 1983).

Oborski also competed in two Summer Olympics, earning his best finish of fourth in the K-4 1000 m event at Moscow in 1980.

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