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Daniel Jędraszko

Daniel Jędraszko
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 2000 Sydney C-2 500 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Milan C-2 500 m
Gold medal – first place 2001 Poznań C-2 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Gainesville C-2 200 m
Gold medal – first place 2003 Gainesville C-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1997 Dartmouth C-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1998 Szeged C-2 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1999 Milan C-2 200 m
Silver medal – second place 2001 Poznań C-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1997 Dartmouth C-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Seville C-4 500 m

Daniel Jędraszko (born April 6, 1976 in Szczecin) is a Polish sprint canoer who has competed since the late 1990s. He has been world champion four times in the Canadian canoe C-2 event with partner Paweł Baraszkiewicz.

They also won a C-2 500 m silver medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. The same year Jędraszko won his only European title to date (again in the C-2 500 m). However at the 2004 Athens games they underperformed and came away without a medal.

Injuries prevented him from competing in 2005 but in 2006 he formed a new C-2 partnership with Roman Rynkiewicz. They finished fifth at the world championships in Szeged, Hungary. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, they finished ninth in the C-2 500 m event. Jędraszko has a total of ten medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.

Jędraszko is a member of the Posnania Poznań club. He is 192 cm (6'4") tall and weighs 93 kg (205 lb).

For hts sport achievements, he received:
Golden Cross of Merit Golden Cross of Merit in 2000;
Knight's Cross Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta (5th Class) in 2007.

References

  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936-2007.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936-2007.
  • Sports-reference.com profile



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