Robert Korzeniowski

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About Robert Korzeniowski Robert Korzeniowski (born July 30, 1968 in Lubaczów, Poland) is a former Polish racewalker. He has won four gold medals at the Summer Olympics and has won three world championships. Korzeniowski is a three-peat winner of the 50 km walk at the Summer Olympics. He won 1996 in Atlanta, 2000 in Sydney, and 2004 in Athens. In addition, he became the first athlete to claim both the long distance and the short distance crown, when he won the 20 km title at the 2000 games. He won world championship titles in 1997, 2001, and 2003. He won two times a European Championship in Budapest 1998 and in Munich 2002. He is also the former world record holder in the 50 kilometers race. He retired after the 2004 Games but is looking to become actively involved in various roles at the International Olympic Committee. He is also the coach and mentor of former world record-holder Francisco Javier Fernandez Since 2005 he works for Polish Public Television as a chief of sport department and in 2007 he became a General Manager of TVP Sport, a new specialized channel in Poland. He created a new approach for sports in TV by eliminating live broadcast and focusing on history of sports and talk shows about sport. After his retirement he took part in commercials.

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Poland Athletes Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
1. Monika Pyrek 9943
2. Irena Szewinska 7326
3. Tomasz Majewski 2466
4. Artur Partyka 445
5. Anita Włodarczyk 157
6. Robert Korzeniowski 137
7. Władysław Komar 91
8. W. Kozakiewicz 79
9. Adam Malys 0

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198. Oussama Mellouli 151
199. Fani Chalkia 151
200. Mani Jegathesan 151
201. Riccardo Patrese 148
202. Robert Korzeniowski 137
203. M. Muralitharan 137
204. Aleem Dar 136
205. Dipika Pallikal 134
206. Hamid Hassan 131