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Marek Kuszewski

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMarian Zygmunt "Marek"•Kuszewski
Used nameMarek•Kuszewski
Born31 October 1933 in Kielce, Świętokrzyskie (POL)
Died5 March 2012 in Warszawa (Warsaw), Mazowieckie (POL)
Measurements171 cm / 63 kg
AffiliationsGwardia Worcław/Kolejarza Wrocław
NOC Poland

Biography

Marek Kuszewski won all his international honors in team sabre. He won Olympic silvers with the Polish team in 1956 and 1960, World Championships silver in 1954 and bronze in 1957. Domestically, Kuszewski never won an individual Polish sabre title, placing second at the 1954, 1955 and 1960 Polish Championships and winning bronzes in 1956 and 1959, but he won a team title in 1951.

After retiring from sports, Kuszewski, who graduated from the University of Wrocław with a Polish philology degree in 1956, worked as a journalist. Kuszewski became a member of Polish Olympic Academy in 1984 and was also active with the Polish Olympic Committee.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Fencing POL Marek Kuszewski
Sabre, Individual, Men (Olympic) 6 p2 r2/4
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Poland 2 Silver
1960 Summer Olympics Fencing POL Marek Kuszewski
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) Poland 2 Silver

Special Notes