Grzegorz Gajdus

Grzegorz Gajdus ( born January 16, 1967 in Skórcz ) is a former Polish marathon runner.

In 1991 he became national champion in the 20 - km road race, 1992 and 1994 over 10,000 m.

In 1992, he won the Maratona d' Italia. He finished third in 1994 and fifth at the London Marathon 1993. At the European Athletics Championships in Helsinki in 1994, he came on the 17th Place. With a third place in the Venice Marathon 1995 he qualified for the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, where he broke in on rank 61.

In 1996 he won the half-marathon competition of the Las Vegas Marathon. A second place at the Eindhoven Marathon followed in 1997 at the same place a fourth. In 1998 he was eighth in the Paris Marathon, second in the Vienna City Marathon and won in Eindhoven. He was third in the Lake Biwa Marathon, was founded in 1999 in Zagreb Military World Champion and fifth in the Route du Vin.

In 2002 he was runner-up in Eindhoven, and in 2003 he set up there in fourth with 2:09:23 h the current Polish record. In 2005 he won the Warsaw Marathon, 2005 and 2006, the Solidarity Marathon.

He currently serves as coach of WKS Grunwald Poznań Monika Drybulska and other athletes.

Personal Best

  • 5000 m: 13:44,97 min, Sopot
  • 10,000 m: 28:40,01 min, Saint- Maur- des-Fosses
  • 10 - km road race: 28:44 min, September 19, 1998, Oleśnica
  • Half Marathon: 1:02:24 h, September 26, 1999 Grevenmacher
  • Marathon: 2:09:23 h, October 12, 2003, Eindhoven