Historic Overview Ryszard Szurkowski

Rider

Overall Rank2704
NameRyszard SZURKOWSKI
Country
  Poland
Date of birth12-Jan-1946 - Świebodów
ContemporiesView Contemporary Ranking

Biography

Ryszard Szurkowski

Ryszard Jan Szurkowski (born 12 January 1946 in Świebodów) is a retired road bicycle racer from Poland.

He won twice Olympic silver medal in team time trial at Munich 1972 and Montreal 1976.

Szurkowski won three gold medals and silver one in World Cycling Amateur Championships at Barcelona 1973, Montreal 1974, and Mettet 1975.

He won four times a cycling event The Peace Race in 1970, 1971, 1973, and 1975 and Dookoła Mazowsza in 1977 and 1978.

His son, Norbert, died in the September 11 attacks.

In 2018, Szurkowski crashed during a bike race in Germany at 40 km/h. He suffered serious injuries, incl. crushed spinal cord that left him paralyzed. After 5 months of therapy, he regained some of the sensation in his toes.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

5

Major Victories

Wyścig Pokoju / Závod Míru / Friedensfahrt 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975
World Championships Amateurs/U23 Road Race 1973
Tour de Pologne - stages 1968 (1), 1969 (2), 1971 (2), 1973 (5), 1974 (2), 1979 (2), 1984 (1)
Tour de l'Avenir - stages 1974 (1)
Wyścig Pokoju / Závod Míru / Friedensfahrt - stages 1969 (1), 1970 (3), 1971 (2), 1972 (3), 1973 (3), 1975 (1)
More results

Seasons

Ryszard Szurkowski - Scores by Season


YearTeamScoreRank
1. 1968 Individual 61 364
2. 1969 Individual 213 221
3. 1970 Individual 134 266
4. 1971 Individual 228 205
5. 1972 Individual 119 284
6. 1973 Individual 394 112
7. 1974 Individual 150 233
8. 1975 Individual 93 261
9. 1976 Individual 84 334
10. 1977 Individual 19 502
11. 1978 Individual 5 708
12. 1979 Individual 102 299
13. 1984 Individual 31 580
Overall: 1633 2704