|Full name||Ryszard Jan Szurkowski|
|Born||12 January 1946|
Szurkowski won three gold medals and silver one in World Cycling Amateur Championships at Barcelona 1973, Montreal 1974, and Mettet 1975.
His son, Norbert, died in the September 11 attacks.
In 2018, Szurkowski crashed during a bike race in Germany at 40 km/h. He suffered serious injuries, incl. crushed spinal cord that left him paralyzed. After 5 months of therapy, he regained some of the sensation in his toes.
- Ryszard Szurkowski at Cycling Archives
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