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Igor Janik

Igor Janik
Igor Janik in 2010
Personal information
Nationality Poland
Born (1983-01-18) 18 January 1983 (age 41)
Gdynia, Poland
Height2.00 m (6 ft 6+12 in)
Weight108 kg (238 lb) (2012)
EventJavelin throw
ClubAZS AWFiS Gdańsk
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Poland
European Team Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Leiria Javelin throw
Gold medal – first place 2003 Daegu Javelin throw
Silver medal – second place 2007 Bangkok Javelin throw
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Shenzhen Javelin throw
European Cup Winter Throwing
Gold medal – first place 2006 Tel Aviv Javelin throw
World Junior Championships
Gold medal – first place 2002 Kingston Javelin throw
European U23 Championships
Gold medal – first place 2005 Erfurt Javelin throw
Silver medal – second place 2003 Bydgoszcz Javelin throw

Igor Janik (born 18 January 1983 in Gdynia) is a male javelin thrower from Poland. His personal best throw is 84.76m achieved in 2008.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Poland
2001 European Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 6th 72.05 m
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 1st 74.16 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 2nd 82.54 m
Universiade Daegu, South Korea 1st 76.83 m
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 1st 77.25 m
Universiade İzmir, Turkey 5th 75.98 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 7th 83.38 m
Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 2nd 82.28 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 16th (q) 77.63 m
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 4th 79.16 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 31st (q) 75.20 m
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 3rd 79.65 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 13th (q) 80.88 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 6th 81.21 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 19th (q) 78.90 m

Seasonal bests by year

  • 2000 - 62.41
  • 2001 - 75.03
  • 2002 - 78.90
  • 2003 - 82.54
  • 2004 - 69.39
  • 2005 - 77.25
  • 2006 - 82.86
  • 2007 - 83.38
  • 2008 - 84.76
  • 2009 - 83.52
  • 2010 - 80.83
  • 2011 - 82.81
  • 2012 - 82.37
  • 2013 - 80.13


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