| Wisla Zakopane|
| April 18, 1986 (age 29)
Skrzypne, Poland (1986-04-18) |
201,5 m (Planica, 2004)
Mteusz Rutkowski (born April 18, 1986 in Skrzypne) is a Polish ski jumper, in the past a member of Polish national team, gold medalist of World Junior Championships 2004 individually and silver medalist with the team at the same championships.
Mateusz Rutkowski was born in Skrzypne, Poland. He has a younger brother Lukasz, who is a ski jumper too. Mateusz was considered the most talented Polish ski jumper and Adam Malysz's successor.
February 7, 2004 he won the gold medal at the World Junior Championships as the first Pole in history. During the competition set a record (104,5 m) of Bjorkelibakken hill in Stryn, Norway. As a third Pole in history he jumped above 200 m during World Cup competition on Letalnica in Planica. After his problems with alcohol, weight and lack of discipline he was thrown from Polish national ski jumping team after season 2004/2005. Now he trains only at his club Wisla Zakopane.
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