Rafał Buszek

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Rafał Buszek
Rafał Buszek 2012.jpg
Personal information
Full nameRafał Piotr Buszek
NationalityPolish
Born (1987-04-28) 28 April 1987 (age 32)
Dębica, Poland
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Spike345 cm (136 in)
Block327 cm (129 in)
Volleyball information
PositionOutside hitter
Current clubPoland Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
Number14
Career
YearsTeams
2002–2007
2007–2010
2010–2011
2011–2012
2012–2013
2013–2014
2014–2015
2015–2018
2018–
Błękitni Ropczyce
AZS Politechnika Warszawska
Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
Fart Kielce
Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
Indykpol AZS Olsztyn
Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
National team
2014–Poland

Rafał Buszek (born 28 April 1987) is a Polish volleyball player, a member of Poland men's national volleyball team and Asseco Resovia Rzeszów, a participant of the Olympic Games (Rio 2016), 2014 World Champion, Polish Champion (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017).

Personal life[edit]

Buszek was born in Dębica, Poland, he is married to Aleksandra. In September 2016 Buszek and his wife announced via social media they are expecting their first child. On October 18, 2016 their son was born and Rafał announced his arrival and added photo via Instagram in February 2017. In May 2018 their daughter was born.

Career[edit]

Clubs[edit]

On April 28, 2015 Buszek achieved his second title of Polish Champion with Asseco Resovia Rzeszów.[1] On May 4, 2015 he signed a contract with another Polish club ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle.[2]

National team[edit]

Buszek debuted in the Polish national team on May 29, 2014 against Brazil (0-3),[3] he was appointed by coach Stephane Antiga on World League 2014. Initially, he was supposed to be a deputy to principal players during matches in Brazil, but after a few victories (amongst others, the winning match with Brazil on May 31, 2014) he became a favorite to play at the World Championship.[4][5] On August 16, 2014 Buszek was appointed to the squad at the World Championship held in Poland.[6][7] On September 21, 2014 he won the title of World Champion 2014 as part of this team.[8][9][10] On October 27, 2014 he received a state award granted by the Polish President Bronisław Komorowski - Gold Cross of Merit for outstanding sports achievements and to promote Polish in the world.[11]

Sporting achievements[edit]

Clubs[edit]

CEV Champions League[edit]

National championship[edit]

National team[edit]

State awards[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]