Great Olympians

Biographies - KOW


Stanisław Kowal

B. 1928-05-02, Kielce, Poland; D. 2001-11-28
Athletics - Track & Field
1952 HP
Men's Triple Jump QU:28th 0.0384
0.0384


Stanisław Kowalczewski

B. 1890-02-22, Dąbrowa Górnicza, Poland, part of Russia; D. 1939-10-18
Shooting
1924 HP
Men's Rapid-Fire Pistol 21st 0.96
Men's Free Rifle, prone 58th -
Men's Free Rifle, team 15th 2.5
3.46


Bogdan Kowalczyk

B. 1946-08-12, Warszawa, Poland
Handball
1972 HP
Men's Team 10th 50
50

He was coach to the 1984 Icelandic and the 1988 Polish men's teams.


Jan Kowalczyk

B. 1941-12-18, Drogomyśl, Poland; D. 2020-02-24
Equestrianism - Jumping (1 gold, 1 silver))
1968 1972 1976 1980 HP
Jumping, Individual gold 8000
Jumping, Team 11th 12th silver 1026
9026


Justyna Kowalczyk

B. 1983-01-23, Limanowa, Poland
Cross-Country Skiing (2 gold, 1 silver, 2 bronze)
2006 2010 2014 2018 HP
Individual Sprint 44th silver 22nd 4000.4
Team Sprint fifth 7th 1050
10 km Classical dnf gold 7400
10 km Freestyle fifth
Skiathlon 8th bronze sixth 17th 3460
30 km Freestyle, Mass-start bronze dnf 8976
30 km Classical, Mass-start gold 14th
4x5 km Relay - sixth fifth 10th 285
25171.4


Zofia Kowalczyk

B. 1929-04-30, Kraków, Poland
Gymnastics
1952 HP
Women's Individual All-Around 67th -
Women's Team All-Around 8th 64
Women's Team with Portable Apparatus 14th 4
Women's Floor Exercise 51st -
Women's Horse Vault 93rd -
Women's Uneven Bars 78th -
Women's Balance Beam 56th -
68.000000176


Edmund Kowalec

B. 1900, from Warszawa, represented Poland
Rowing
1924 HP
Men's Coxed Fours R1:3rd 97.5
97.5


Günter Kowalewski

B. 1943-01-31, Dortmund, N-W, Germany, represented West Germany
Greco-Roman Wrestling
1972 HP
Men's Light-Heavyweight (-90 kg) 10th 150
150


Jerzy Kowalewski

B. 1944-05-06, Wołkowysk, now Vaukavysk in Belarus, represented Poland
Aquatics - Diving
1960 1964 1968 HP
Men's Springboard 25th 21st 0.74
Men's Platform 15th 22nd 10.4
11.14


Roman Józef Kowalewski

B. 1949-02-18, Szczecin, Poland
Rowing
1972 HP
Men's Double Sculls 12th 50
50


Maria Kowalska

B. 1929-05-19, Zakopane, Poland
Alpine Skiing
1952 1956 HP
Women's Downhill 34th 19th 1.6016
Women's Giant Slalom dnf 20th 1.00001
Women's Slalom 34th 22nd 0.4016
3.00321


Adam Kowalski

B. 1912-12-19, Stanislau, Austria, now Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine, represented Poland; D. 1971-12-09
Ice Hockey
1932 1936 1948 HP
Men's Team fourth R1:3rd sixth 1260
1260


Aleksander Kowalski

B. 1930-07-20, Zakopane, Poland; D. 2009-02
Nordic Combined
1956 HP
Men's Individual 15th 15
15


Aleksander Marek Kowalski

B. 1902-10-07, Warszawa, Poland, then part of Russia; D. 1940-04-03
Ice Hockey
1928 1932 HP
Men's Team Qu:3rd fourth 886
886


Jerzy Władysław Kowalski

B. 1937-02-27, Poznań, Poland
Athletics - Track & Field
1960 HP
Men's 400 metres QF:4th 14.5
Men's 4x400 metres Relay SF:4th 82
96.5


(Franz) Karl Kowanz

B. 1926-04-15, from Wien, represented Austria; D. 1997-11-30
Football
1948 HP
Men's Team R1 26.38
26.38


Felicjan Kowarski

B. 1890-09-08, Białystok, Poland, then part of Russia; D. 1948-09-22
Art Competitions
1936 HP
Painting - unknown event 3 entries 11.172
11.172


Written 2000-11-29 - last modified 2022-03-15

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