Ryszard Szparak

Ryszard Szparak (born 2 July 1951 in Olsztyn) is a Polish former athlete who specialised in the 400 metres hurdles.[2] He represented his country at the 1980 Summer Olympics, as well as the 1983 World Championships and two European Championships.

Ryszard Szparak
Personal information
Born(1951-07-02)2 July 1951
Olsztyn, Poland[1]
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight67 kg (148 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 m hurdles
ClubGwardia Olsztyn

His personal bests are 49.17 seconds in the 400 metres hurdles (Helsinki 1983) and 46.84 seconds in the 400 metres (1983).

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Poland
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 7th (sf) 400 m hurdles 50.41
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 5th 400 m hurdles 49.41
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.77
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 400 m hurdles 49.78
10th (sf) 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.511
1984 Friendship Games Moscow, Soviet Union 8th 400 m hurdles 50.68
5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.03
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 17th (h) 400 m hurdles 50.70

ReferencesEdit