Robert Korzeniowski

Robert Korzeniowski

 

Robert Korzeniowski is the first competitor in history of race walking and the only polish athlete to win four gold medals during three Olympic Games in a row. He is also the first sportsman who has won the Olympic gold twice in one year - on both distances of race walking – 20 km and 50 km. He is the holder of two titles of the World Champion in race walking on the distance of 50 km. After the years of sport triumphs he has concentrated on the social and training activity.

 

Sport achievements

 

Olimpic Games

  • Atlanta 1996 – gold medal, walk on 50 km (3:43.30)
  • Atlanta 1996 – 8. place, walk on 20 km (1:21.23)
  • Sydney 2000 – gold medal, walk on 20 km (1:18.59)
  • Sydney 2000 – gold medal, walk on 50 km (3:42.22)
  • Ateny 2004 – gold medal, walk on 50 km (3:38.46)

World championschips

  • Göteborg 1995 – bronze medal, walk on 50 km (3:45.57)
  • Ateny 1997 – gold medal, walk on 50 km (3:44.46)
  • Edmonton 2001 – gold medal, walk on 50 km (3:42.08)
  • Paryż 2003 – gold medal, walk on 50 km (3:36.03)

Europe championsips

  • Split 1990 – 4. place, walk on 20 km (1:23.47)
  • Helsinki 1994 – 5. place, walk on 50 km (3:45.57)
  • Budapeszt 1998 – gold medal, walk on 50 km (3:43.51)
  • Monachium 2002 – gold medal, walk on 50 km (3:36.39)

World Indoor championschips

  • Toronto 1993 – silver medal, walk on 5000 m (18:35.91)

World Cup

  • San José 1991 – 7. place, walk on 20 km (1:21.19)
  • Monterrey 1993 – 4. place, walk on 20 km (1:24.47)
  • Mezidon-Canon 1999 – 4. place, walk on 20 km (1:20.52)
  • Naumburg 2004 – 2. place, walk on 20 km (1:19.02)

European Cup

  • La Coruna 1996 – 1. place, walk on 20 km (1:21.46)
  • Dudince 1998 – 2. place, walk on 20 km (1:20.40)
  • Eisenhüttenstadt 2000 – 1. place, walk on 20 km (1:18.29)

Goodwill games

  • Brisbane 2001 – silver medal, walk on 20000 m (1:19.52,0)