|Full name Krzysztof Ignaczak|
Block 315 cm (124 in)
Height 1.87 m
Weight 90 kg
Name Krzysztof Ignaczak
Spouse Yvonne Ignaczak
Spike 335 cm (132 in)
Role Volleyball player
|Born May 15, 1978 (age 37)
Walbrzych, Poland (1978-05-15) |
Children Sebastion Ignaczak, Dominica Ignaczak
Olympic medals Volleyball at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Men's tournament
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Krzysztof Ignaczak in Polish finals 2015
Krzysztof Ignaczak (born 15 May 1978) is a former Polish volleyball player, a member of Poland men's national volleyball team in 1998-2014, a participant of the Olympic Games (Athens 2004, Beijing 2008, London 2012), 2014 World Champion, 2009 European Champion, a gold medalist of the 2012 World League, silver medalist of the 2011 World Cup, six-time Polish Champion (2005, 2006, 2007, 2012, 2013, 2015), 2017 English Champion.
- Krzysztof Ignaczak in Polish finals 2015
- Fivb world cup poland s coach andrea anastasi and player krzysztof ignaczak
- Personal life
- National team
- CEV Champions League
- CEV Cup
- National championships
- State awards
Fivb world cup poland s coach andrea anastasi and player krzysztof ignaczak
Krzysztof Ignaczak was born in Wałbrzych, Poland. He is married to Iwona. They have two children: a son, Sebastian, and a daughter, Dominika (who was born after the European Championship 2009). His best friend was volleyball player Arkadiusz Gołaś, who died in a tragic car accident in 2005. Since then Ignaczak played with his shirt number - 16.
With BOT Skra Bełchatów he achieved three titles of Polish Champion and won Polish Cup three times.
In 2012 after seven-year domination of PGE Skra Bełchatów, he won with Asseco Resovia Rzeszów title of Polish Champion. In next year his team and he replied this success and gained second title of Polish Champions 2013.). In season 2013/2014 won Polish SuperCup 2013 and Asseco Resovia Rzeszów, including Ignaczak, lost with PGE Skra Bełchatów in the final of Polish Championship and gained silver medal. On March 29, 2015 his team lost in final of 2014–15 CEV Champions League and achieved silver medal. In April 2015 Ignaczak won third title of Polish Champion with Asseco Resovia and sixth title in career. On September 21, 2016 Ignaczak ended up his sporting career and announced it on media.
Despite previously announced the end of his sporting career, he decided to sign a contract for the rest of the season with the team IBB Polonia London in the English volleyball league on March 10, 2017. His playing, as current World Champion, at the club is caused to promoting volleyball in Great Britain and in the world.
Krzysztof was in the Polish squad when the Polish national team won the gold medal at the European Championship 2009. On September 14, 2009 he was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta. The Order was conferred on the following day by the Prime Minister of Poland, Donald Tusk. In 2011 he gained three medals with the Polish team - silver at the World Cup, bronze at the European Championship and bronze at the World League in Gdańsk, Poland, where he also won an award for Best Libero. On July 8, 2012, he won a gold medal at the World League 2012 in Sofia, Bulgaria. On September 21, 2014, the Polish national team, including Ignaczak, won the title of World Champion 2014. On October 27, 2014 received a state award granted by the Polish President Bronisław Komorowski - Officer's Cross of Polonia Restituta for outstanding sports achievements and to promote Polish in the world. After World Championship he announced ending up his career in national team.