Szymon Ziółkowski

Szymon Ziółkowski

Szymon Ziółkowski is a Polish hammer thrower and an Olympic gold medal winner from Sydney 2000. He also won two gold medals at the World Championships, the first in Edmonton 2001 with a career best throw of 83.38 metres, and the second in Helsinki 2005 after a retroactive disqualification of two Belarusians Tsikhan and Devyatovskyi in 2013. Before winning the 2000 Olympic gold medal he had won the gold medal at the 1994 World Junior Championships, finished tenth at the 1996 Olympic Games and fifth at the 1998 European Championships and competed at the 1995 and 1999 World Championships without reaching the final. After the 2001 season three low-key seasons followed. He competed a ... more on Wikipedia

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