Andrzej Bachleda-Curuś

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Andrzej Bachleda-Curuś Alpine skiing
Andrzej Bachleda-Curuś (2011)
nation PolandPoland Poland
birthday 21st January 1947 (age 73)
place of birth Zakopane , Poland
discipline Giant slalom , slalom
status resigned
End of career 1974
Medal table
World championships 0 × gold 1 × silver 1 × bronze
FIS Alpine World Ski Championships
bronze Val Gardena 1970 combination
silver St. Moritz 1974 combination
Placements in the Alpine Ski World Cup
 Individual World Cup debut 1968
 Individual world cup victories 1
 Overall World Cup 6. ( 1971/72 )
 Giant Slalom World Cup 8. (1971/72)
 Slalom World Cup 2. (1971/72)
 Podium placements 1. 2. 3.
 Giant slalom 0 1 0
 slalom 1 0 4th

Andrzej Bachleda-Curuś (born January 21, 1947 in Zakopane ) is a former Polish ski racer . He is the only Polish athlete who has won medals at an Alpine World Ski Championships.

On January 17, 1970, Bachleda finished in the top three for the first time in a World Cup race in the giant slalom in Kitzbühel . He finished second behind the Swiss Dumeng Giovanoli . A month later he won the bronze medal in the Alpine Combined at the Alpine World Ski Championships in Val Gardena .

On February 20, 1972, he achieved the only World Cup victory of his career in Banff, Canada . Two years later he celebrated the greatest success of his career with the silver medal in the Alpine Combined at the World Ski Championships in St. Moritz .

He is the father of Andrzej Bachleda-Curuś junior .

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