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Bartosz Piasecki
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Piasecki at Trophée Monal 2016
Personal information
Nationality Norwegian
Born (1986-12-09) 9 December 1986 (age 36)
Tczew, Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Residence Oslo, Norway
Occupation School teacher
Height 196 centimetres (77 in) (2012)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb) (2012)
Sport
Country Norway
Sport Fencing
Club Bygdø Fekteklubb
Coached by Mariusz Piasecki
Medal record
Representing  Norway
Olympic Games
Silver 2012 London Individual épée
European Games
Bronze 2015 Baku Individual épée

Bartosz Piasecki (IPA: [ˈbartɔʂ pjaˈsɛt͡skʲi]; born 9 December 1986) is a Norwegian fencer.

Early life

Piasecki was born in Tczew in the Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland but moved to Norway with his family when he was two years old. His father, Mariusz Piasecki is a fencing champion and coach who won 12 medals at the Polish Championships, and represented Poland at international competitions in the epee. Bartosz Piasecki holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from the University of Oslo

Career

He won the silver medal in the men's individual épée at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Piasecki lives in Bestum in Oslo and competes for Bygdø Fekteklubb. A right-hand fencer, Piasecki is coached by his father, Mariusz Piasecki, and works as a math teacher at the elite sports program at Wang Secondary School in Oslo.

Bartosz Piasecki earned a bronze medal during the U23 European Fencing Championship in Debrecen in 2009. In June 2012 he ended with a 16th position at the 2012 World Championship in Italy.

Piasecki's silver medal at the Olympics is Norway's best achievement in this discipline in history. The second best was an 11th place at the 1984 games by Nils Koppang.

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