Tomasz Lipiec

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Tomasz Lipiec

Tomasz Wojciech Lipiec (born 10 May 1971, in Warsaw) is a retired Polish race walker and former Polish Minister for Sport in the government of Jarosław Kaczyński.


In 1993, Lipiec has been banned for four years from professional competing in athletics due to the allegations of doping use. He was acquitted by the Polish Athletic Association after three years. [1]

Lipiec has recently been released from prison after paying a $40K release bail, after being accused of corruption.


Representing Flag of Poland.svg  Poland
1993 World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 13th50 km
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany DNS50 km
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 5th 50 km
IAAF World Race Walking Cup Podebrady, Czech Republic 5th20 km
1998 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 1st 50 km
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th 50 km
1999 IAAF World Race Walking Cup Mézidon-Canon, France 2nd50 km
World Championships Seville, Spain DSQ50 km
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 7th 20 km
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia DNF 50 km
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 9th 50 km
2002 IAAF World Race Walking Cup Turin, Italy 3rd50 km
European Championships Munich, Germany DSQ 50 km
2003 World Championships Saint-Denis, France DSQ 50 km

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