Tadeusz Mytnik

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Tadeusz Mytnik
Tadeusz Mytnik.jpg
Tadeusz Mytnik in 2007
Personal information
Born (1949-08-13) 13 August 1949 (age 72)
Nowice, Poland
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight75 kg (165 lb)
Sport
SportCycling
ClubWKS Flota Gdynia
Medal record
Representing  Poland
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Team time trial
World championships
Gold medal – first place 1973 Barcelona Team time trial
Gold medal – first place 1975 Mettet and Yvoir Team time trial
Bronze medal – third place 1977 San Cristóbal Team time trial

Tadeusz Mytnik (born 13 August 1949) is a retired Polish cyclist. He had his best achievements in the 100 km team time trial. In this event he won a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics[1] as well as two gold and one bronze medals at the world championships in 1973, 1975 and 1977. Individually, he won the Tour de Pologne in 1975,[2] Tour of Małopolska in 1978, Flèche d'Or in 1981, and Szlakiem Grodów Piastowskich in 1983.[3] In 2010 he was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta.[4]

After retiring from competitions he ran a bicycle shop in Gdynia and organized cycling races. He is married to Wiesława Mytnik; they have two children, Marcin (born 1976) and Agnieszka (born 1979).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tadeusz Mytnik. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ "Tour de Pologne". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  3. ^ Tadeusz Mytnik. cyclingarchives.com
  4. ^ M.P. 2011 nr 25 poz. 269. sejm.gov.pl
  5. ^ MYTNIK TADEUSZ. Polish Olympic Committee

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