Jan Szpunar

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJan•Szpunar
Used nameJan•Szpunar
Born30 October 1952 in Kościelisko, Małopolskie (POL)
Died17 March 2017
Measurements172 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsLegia Zakopane, Zakopane (POL)
NOC Poland


Jan Szpunar competed in biathlon at the 1976 Innsbruck Winter Olympics. He was a three-time World Junior champion in biathlon, winning a relay gold in 1972, repeating in that event in 1973, while also winning the individual 15 km that year. He later competed at the 1975 World Championships. Szpunar competed for WKS Legia Zakopane during his career.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1976 Winter Olympics Biathlon POL Jan Szpunar
20 kilometres, Men (Olympic) 19
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Men (Olympic) Poland 12

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