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Marek Galiński

Full name: Marek Galiński
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: August 1, 1974 in Opoczno, Łódzkie, Poland
Died: March 17, 2014 in Kielce, Świętokrzyskie, Poland
Affiliations: Optesku Opoczno/Hoop CCC Polsat/JBG2-APC Presmet
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Marek Galiński was a nine-time Polish champion in mountain bike cross-country, winning in 2000 and 2004-11. He competed at four Olympic Games for Poland in mountain biking (1996-2008). He raced through 2013 for several different teams, starting with Lotto and ending up from 2009-13 with JPG2. After his retirement he started coaching the Russian national mountain bike team. Sadly, after returning from a training camp on Cyprus, Galiński was killed in a car crash while driving home from the Krakow airport.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1996 Summer 21 Atlanta Cycling Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Poland POL 29
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Cycling Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Poland POL 21
2004 Summer 30 Athina Cycling Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Poland POL 14
2008 Summer 34 Beijing Cycling Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country Poland POL 13

Men's Mountainbike, Cross-Country

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M T
1996 Summer 21 Atlanta Cycling Poland Final Standings 29 at 28:16
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Cycling Poland Final Standings 21 at 8:33.04
2004 Summer 30 Athina Cycling Poland Final Standings 14 2-22:14
2008 Summer 34 Beijing Cycling Poland Final Standings 13 at 5:30 2-01:29
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