Robert Kościecha

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Robert Kościecha
Robert Kosciecha 2006.JPG
Born (1977-11-22) November 22, 1977 (age 40)
Toruń, Poland
Nationality Flag of Poland.svg Poland
Website Kosciecha.pl
Current club information
Polish league Polonia Bydgoszcz
Swedish league Piraterna
Career history
1995-2001,2007-2009 Toruń (POL)
2007- Piraterna (SWE)
2003-2005 Gdańsk (POL)
2006, 2009- Bydgoszcz (POL)
Team honours
2005 European Pairs Champion
2001 Team Polish Champion

Robert Kościecha (born November 22, 1977 in Toruń, Poland) is a Polish speedway rider has won 2005 European Pairs Speedway Champion title.

Toruń Place in Kuyavian-Pomeranian, Poland

Toruń is a city in northern-central Poland, on the Vistula River. Its population was 202,562 as of December 2017. Previously it was the capital of the Toruń Voivodeship (1975–98) and the Pomeranian Voivodeship (1921–45). Since 1999, Toruń has been a seat of the self-government of the Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship and, as such, is one of its two capitals. The cities and neighboring counties form the Bydgoszcz–Toruń twin city metropolitan area. Toruń itself is the sixteenth-largest city in Poland and the second in the voivodeship.

Poland republic in Central Europe

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin.

Motorcycle speedway motorcycle sport

Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit. The motorcycles are specialist machines which use only one gear and have no brakes; racing takes place on a flat oval track usually consisting of dirt, loosely packed shale, or crushed rock. Competitors use this surface to slide their machines sideways, powersliding or broadsiding into the bends. On the straight sections of the track the motorcycles reach speeds of up to 70 miles per hour (110 km/h).

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His father Roman (2 August 1949 - 6 June 2009) [1] was also a speedway rider. He has a sister called Agnieszka.

Robert was also team-captain for his Swedish team Piraterna in 2009.

Career details

World Championships

The Individual Speedway Junior World Championship is an annual speedway event held each year organized by the International Motorcycling Federation (FIM) since 1977. The current (2018) world champion is Bartosz Smektała from Poland.

The 1998 Individual Speedway Junior World Championship

European Championships

The Individual Speedway European Championship is an annual individual speedway event organized by the European Motorcycle Union (UEM) to determine the champion of Europe. The competition was founded in 2001 and was initially staged as a one-off meeting, however the single event was replaced by the Speedway European Championship series in 2012. As of 2015, the competition was staged over four rounds in a Grand Prix format, with the winner being declared as the rider who accumulated the most points over the duration of the four rounds. The minimum age of a rider to compete is 16 years of age.

The 2006 Individual Speedway European Championship

The European Pairs Speedway Championship is an annual speedway event held in different countries organized by the European Motorcycle Union (UEM) since 2004.

Domestic competitions

2009 Individual Speedway Polish Championship

The 2009 Individual Speedway Polish Championship was the 2009 version of Individual Speedway Polish Championship organized by the Polish Motor Union (PZM). The defending Champion esd Adam Skórnicki, who finished sixth. The Final took place on 25 July 2009 at MotoArena Toruń in Toruń. The Final was won by Tomasz Gollob, who beat Krzysztof Kasprzak and Janusz Kołodziej. It was eight title for Gollob.

The Team Speedway Polish Championship is an annual speedway event held each year in different Polish clubs organized by the Polish Motor Union (PZM) since 1948.

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References

  1. "Roman Kościecha nie żyje!" (in Polish). SportowyTorun.pl. 2009-06-06. Retrieved 2009-06-06.[ permanent dead link ]