Bartosz Kizierowski

Bartosz Kizierowski ( born February 20, 1977 in Warsaw) is a Polish swimmer.

Kizierowski launched for the first time internationally at the European Junior Championships in 1993 and won two bronze medals in the 100 and 200m backstroke. In the senior he changed, however, on the short freestyle tracks and took first in 1996 at the Olympic Games in Atlanta in part. About 100 m freestyle, he came there to the semifinals.

In medal close he came in international competitions for the first time at the 1999 European Championships. He was fourth positions respectively about 50 and 100 m freestyle. Even in his second Olympic Games 2000 in Sydney, he was fifth on 50 m freestyle and on his return to the back fifth discipline than 100 m.

At the European Championships in Berlin in 2002 he won his first medals: European champion in the 50 m freestyle and bronze in the 50m backstroke. The 2003 World Championships in Barcelona and the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens were then but disappointment. In Athens, he came over 50 m freestyle, meanwhile, its special route, not the semi-final addition.

His greatest success was then next to the title of European Champion at the 2000 World Swimming Championships in 2005 in Montréal, the bronze in the 50m freestyle. In the European Swimming Championships in Budapest in 2006 then he could repeat his success of 2000 and was European champion again.

Bartosz Kizierowski living and studying in Berkeley, California.