Kurek started his career in a team in Nysa (2004-2005), where he fought side by side with his father. Then he spent 3 years in the PlusLiga club, ZAKSAKędzierzyn-Koźle (2005-2008). In 2008, he moved to PGESkra Bełchatów, one of the most successful Polish PlusLiga teams, where he quickly became a key player.
At PGE Skra, he was in 2008/2009, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011 three times Won the Polish Championship and won the silver medal in 2011/2012. He won the Polish Cup three times (2009, 2011 and 2012). From 2009 to 2010, he also won two World UnionPay Club silver medals.
In 2010, PGESkra Belchatów and Bartosz Kurek won the bronze medal in the CEV Champions League. On March 18, 2012, PGE Skra lost to Zenit Kazan in the final in Lodz, Poland, and won the CEV UEFA Champions League silver medal. Kurek won the 2011/2012 CEV Champions League Best Attacker Award.
After the end of the 2011/2012 season, he left PGESkra Bełchatów and joined the Russian club VC Dynamo Moscow signed a contract, however, due to injuries he was unable to play for his new club for most of the season.
After spending a season in Russia, Kurek moved to the Italian club Lube Banca Macerata, in the 2013/2014 season, the team won the Italian Championship in the final against Sir Perugia. On October 15, 2014, Lube Banca Macerata including Kurek won the Italian Super Cup and defeated Copra Elior Piacenza (3-2). On May 4, 2015, Kurek signed a 1+1 contract with Asseco Resovia Rzeszów. After winning the silver medal in the Polish Championship, he left Resovia and signed a contract with the Japanese club JT Thunders Hiroshima.
On October 2, 2016, he announced the interruption of his exercise due to physical and mental fatigue During his career, at the same time, he terminated his contract with the Japanese club JT Thunders Hiroshima, and later Kurek moved back to his former club PGESkra Bełchatów from September 2016. On December 6, 2018, he joined ONICO Warszawa as a free agent after leaving Stocznia Szczecin.
When the Polish national team won the gold medal at the 2009 European Championship, Kurek was As the main player in the Polish team, on September 14, 2009, he was awarded the Knight's Cross of Polonia Restituta. On July 10, 2011, Kurek and his national team wonFor the Polish team’s first medal in the World League, they won the bronze medal after defeating the Argentine team.
Kurek won the award for the best attacker in the finals, and the next Poland is 2011 In the European Championships, they are the defending champions. Kurek was a key player for his team throughout the competition. The Polish national team won the second medal in 2011 and won the bronze medal after winning the bronze medal match with Russia.
In this competition, Kurek won his second individual in 2011 prize. In November 2011, despite a back injury, Kurek went to Japan to participate in the World Cup and helped his team win the silver medal, so he was eligible to participate in the Olympics. On July 8, 2012, the Polish team won the 2012 World League gold medal.
Kurek won the Most Valuable Player award. Kurek was one of the key players of the Polish team at the 2012 London Olympics, but the Polish team lost in the quarter-finals against Russia and was eliminated.
In 2014, he became the Polish national team in the 2015 Men’s European Volleyball Championship Qualifying Tournament A member of, but later did not have the opportunity to participate in the World League.
He is not included in the list of 14 players for the Polish national team’s World Championship in Poland . After a year of rest, he returned to the national team in the first game of the World League against Russia (3-0) on May 28, 2015. He is the best attacker of the game (15 points). In 2016, Kurek participated in the Rio Olympics.
The 2018 World Champion meets with Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki, On September 30, 2018, Poland won the 2018 World Championship title. The Polish team defeated Brazil 3-0.
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