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Andrzej Wrona
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Personal information
Full name Andrzej Zdzisław Wrona
Nickname Wronka
Nationality Poland Polish
Born 27 December 1988 (1988-12-27) (age 32)
Warsaw, Poland
Height 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in)
Weight 95 kg (209 lb)
Spike 355 cm (140 in)
Block 340 cm (134 in)
Volleyball information
Position Middle blocker
Current club Poland VERVA Warszawa
Number 8
Career
Years Teams
2007–2010
2010–2013
2013–2016
2016–
Poland AZS Częstochowa
Poland Delecta Bydgoszcz
Poland Skra Bełchatów
Poland AZS Politechnika Warszawska
National team
2013–  POL

Andrzej Wrona (born 27 December 1988) is a Polish volleyball player, member of the Poland men's national volleyball team. On club level, he plays for Polish club VERVA Warszawa ORLEN Paliwa, 2014 World Champion, Polish Champion (2014).

Career

Clubs

He debuted in PlusLiga in the 2007/2008 season, when he played for Wkręt-Met Domex AZS Częstochowa. With this club, he won a silver medal at the Polish Championship and Polish Cup in 2007/2008. In the next three seasons, he played for Delecta Bydgoszcz, where he was the primary player. His high level of play was the reason that he moved to one of the top Polish clubs, PGE Skra Bełchatów in 2013. He won a title of Polish Champion 2014 with PGE Skra Bełchatów. On October 8, 2014 his team won Polish SuperCup. On May 6, 2015 he won with PGE Skra Bełchatów bronze medal of Polish Championship. In May 2015 he extended the contract with PGE Skra Bełchatów until the end of the season 2016/2017. On February 7, 2016 he played with PGE Skra and won the 2016 Polish Cup after beating ZAKSA in the final. In April 2016 he was a member of the same team which won a bronze medal in the 2015–16 PlusLiga championship.

National team

He was first appointed to the Polish national team by Andrea Anastasi in 2012. He debuted in a PolandSerbia friendly match. He played in the Polish national team at World League 2013. On September 21, 2014 won a title of World Champion 2014. On October 27, 2014 received a state award granted by the Polish President Bronisław Komorowski – Gold Cross of Merit for outstanding sports achievements and promoting Poland in the world.

Sporting achievements

Clubs

Individual awards

State awards

  • 2014: Ribbon Gold Cross of Merit
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