Jan Krzystyniak

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Jan Krzystyniak
Jan Krzystyniak.jpg
Born (1958-03-14) 14 March 1958 (age 62)
Zielona Gora, Poland
Nationality Flag of Poland.svg Poland
Current club information
Career statusRetired
Career history
1978-1985 ZKŻ Zielona Góra (POL)
1986-1988 Unia Leszno (POL)
1989-1993 Stal Rzeszów (POL)
1993-1997 Polonia Pila (POL)
1998 KM Ostrów Wielkopolski (POL)
Individual honours
1983 Golden Helmet
1988,1999 Alfred Smoczyk Memorial
Team honours
1981, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988 Team Speedway Polish Championship
1982, 1983, 1987, 1988 Polish Pairs Speedway Championship

Jan Krzystyniak (born 14 March 1958 in Zielona Góra, Poland) is a retired Polish motorcycle speedway rider, and a speedway team manager. He was Polish Speedway Champion nine times, including pair and team championships.

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Sport career

Jan Krzystyniak received his speedway license in 1978, following the steps of his brother Alfred. Until 1985 he rode for ZKŻ Zielona Góra, then he moved on to Unia Leszno (1986–1988), Stal Rzeszów (1989–1993, Polonia Piła (1994–1997) and Iskra Ostrów Wielkopolski (1998). Krzystyniak won 10 medals at Team Speedway Polish Championship: five golden (1981, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988), one silver (1984) and four bronze medals (1979, 1986, 1996, 1997). During his career he was victorious at Polish Pairs Speedway Championship four times, he also came second in the Polish Individual Speedway Championship twice (1988, 1989).

Krzystyniak was very successful at many Polish individual tournaments:

Following his retirement as a speedway rider, he was appointed team manager of Unia Leszno, Włókniarz Częstochowa i Start Gniezno [1]

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References

  1. "Trener Jan Krzystyniak poprowadził pierwszy trening". gazeta.pl. 2007-06-11. Retrieved 2009-07-28.

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