Damian Baliński (born 5 August 1977, in Poland[1]) is a motorcycle speedway rider from Poland.[2][3]

Damian Baliński
Born (1977-08-05) 5 August 1977 (age 46)
Career history
Great Britain
2004, 2008, 2010–2013, 2015Holsted
Individual honours
2008Polish Golden Helmet Winner
Team honours
2007Team World Champion
2007Team Polish Champion

Career edit

He was a member of the Poland national speedway team. Remarkably, in 29 seasons of Polish speedway he has only ridden for three clubs Unia Leszno, Rybnik and Rawicz.[3]

He only rode one season in the British leagues, with Swindon Robins in 2007.[2]

Family edit

His older brother Dariusz and his son Damian Jr. (Damian's nephew; b. 1989) are also speedway riders. Baliński is married to Aneta. They have two sons, Mikołaj and Filip (b. 2009).[4]

Speedway Grand Prix results edit

2008 SGP
Grand Prix Pos. Pts. Heats Draw
  Leszno 17 17
2009 SGP
Grand Prix Pos. Pts. Heats Draw
  Leszno 17 17
2010 SGP
Grand Prix Pos. Pts. Heats Draw
  Leszno 17 17
  permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
  rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

Career details edit

World Championship edit

European Championships edit

Polish Championships edit

Others competitions edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Świat Żużla, No 1 (73) / 2008, pages 12-13, ISSN 1429-3285
  2. ^ a b "2008 Rider index" (PDF). British Speedway. Retrieved 17 February 2023.
  3. ^ a b "Balinski, Damian". Polish Speedway Database. Retrieved 17 February 2023.
  4. ^ ""Bally" po raz drugi ojcem" (in Polish). SportoweFakty.pl. 2009-01-07. Retrieved 2009-01-07.