Tadeusz Friedrich

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 2
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter, Referee
SexMale
Full nameTadeusz•Friedrich
Used nameTadeusz•Friedrich
Born7 July 1903 in Nowy Sącz, Małopolskie (POL)
Died10 October 1976 in Kraków (Cracow), Małopolskie (POL)
Measurements179 cm / 78 kg
AffiliationsLwowskim Klubie Szermierzy
NOC Poland

Biography

As early as 1924 the law graduate Tadeusz Friedrich was a reserve member of the Polish team. In 1930 and 1934 he won two bronze medals in team sabre at the World Championships. He fought with all three weapons as an individual, winning nine Polish titles. Friedrich was involved in the 1944 Warszawa Uprising against the Germans. He later became a coach in Kraków and lived together with the hurdler Felicja Schabińska, with whom he had two daughters before he married her.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Fencing POL Tadeusz Friedrich
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Poland DNS
1928 Summer Olympics Fencing POL Tadeusz Friedrich
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Poland 3 Bronze
1932 Summer Olympics Fencing POL Tadeusz Friedrich
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Poland 3 Bronze

Referee

Games Sport (Discipline) / Event NOC / Team Phase Unit Role As
1948 Summer Olympics Fencing POL Tadeusz Friedrich
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) Round 1 Pool 6 Jury President

Olympic family relations

Special Notes