Ryszard Szurkowski

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Ryszard Szurkowski
Ryszard Szurkowski.jpg
Personal information
Full name Ryszard Jan Szurkowski
Born (1946-01-12) 12 January 1946 (age 71)
Świebodów, Poland
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Major wins
Copy of R. Szurkowski medal and autograph in Sports Star Avenue in Dziwnów

Ryszard Jan Szurkowski (born 12 January 1946 in Świebodów) is a retired road bicycle racer from Poland.

He won twice Olympic silver medal in team time trial at Munich 1972 and Montreal 1976.[1][2]

Szurkowski won three gold medals and silver one in World Cycling Amateur Championships at Barcelona 1973, Montreal 1974, and Mettet 1975.

He won four times a cycling event The Peace Race in 1970, 1971, 1973, and 1975 and Dookoła Mazowsza in 1977 and 1978.

His son, Norbert, died in the September 11 attacks.

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