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Tomasz Brożyna : biography

1970-19-9 -

Tomasz Brożyna (born 19 September 1970 in Bieliny, Poland) is a former professional road racing cyclist. He entered professional cycling in 1995 and retired in 2006 at the age of 36. He is the first Polish cyclist to complete all three of the Grand Tours.

Team membership

Brożyna has been a member of the following teams: Korona Kielce (1986–1995), Rotan Spiessens (1995), US Postal Service Cycling Team (1996–1997), Mróz (1998–1999), Banesto (2000–2002), Hoop CCC Polsat (2003), Action ATI (2004), Knauf Team (Poland) (2005), and Intel-Action (2006).

Palmarès

1994
Championnat de Pologne (team)
1995
Tour of Malopolska
1996
Course de la Solidarité Olympique (Race of Solidarity and Olympics)
Championnat de Pologne (riding in pairs)
Nationaler Meister (Paarzeitfahren) (National Masters (Pair time trial))
1998
Championnat de Pologne (mass start)
Course de la Solidarité Olympique (Race of Solidarity and Olympics)
stage win
overall win
1999
Tour of Poland
Course de la Solidarité Olympique (Race of Solidarity and Olympics)
two stage wins
overall win
Tour of Malopolska
stage win
overall win
Tatra Cup, 2nd place
Course de la Paix (Peace Race)
stage win
General classification, 3rd place
2000
Route du Sud (France)
2001
Tour de France, 22nd place
2002
GP Mitsubishi (team, time trial)
stage win
General classification, 7th place
Tour of Poland, 2nd place
Stage win, Volta ao Portugal (team, time trial)
2003
Course de la Solidarité Olympique (Race of Solidarity and Olympics)
Stage win
General classification, 4th place
2004
GP Cycliste de Beauce
Stage win
General classification, 1st place
Bayern Rundfahrt, 3rd place
Around-Slovakia Race, 3rd in stage
Olympic Games, competitor
World Championship, competitor
2005
2006
Tour de Luxembourg, 2nd place
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