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World League 2010
21st Edition

- POL / Poland - Player's biography
Team name  Zagumny
First name Pawel
Last name Zagumny
Age (birth date) 42  (18/10/1977)
Hometown Warszawa
Languages Polish, Italian
Position Height Weight Spike Block
Setter 200 cm 88 kg 336 cm 317 cm
National Selections Olympic W.Champ. Other Total  
  12 20 373 405
Volleyball career
International debut Bahrain 
Club debut MDK
Actual Club ZAKSA 
Favourites Books: Forsyth
Food: Hungarian
Movie: movies with Robert de Niro
Music: Soul
Other sports: Basketball

32 year-old setter, born in Jaslo. Since 1996, he has been playing in the Polish National Team. His career started in MKS MDK Warsaw. Later he played with the Warsaw’s Politechnika. Zagumny began his professional career in 1995 in Czarni Radom, but he joined Morze Szczecin after two seasons. In 2000, Zagumny left to Italy in order to represent for 3 years Serie A1 club Edilbasso Padwa. From 2003 to2008 he played with AZS Olsztyn. He is currently playing with Greek Club Panathinaikos Athens, but next season he will come back to Poland and play for ZAKSA Kedzierzyn-Kozle. In 1996, Pawel together with the Polish National Team represented the country during the Olympic Games in Atlanta. He was a reserve player. Furthermore, he also participated in the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens and 2008 in Beijing. During the 2006 men's World Championships, he won the silver medal. He was voted Best Setter of the 2006 World Championships and 2009 European Championships (he was a captain of the successful Polish team). He is the son of former setter Lech Zagumny, coach and teacher of many generations of young Volleyball players. He is married to Olivia, their daughter Victoria was born in 2004 and their son Nicolas in 2010.


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