Stefania Świerzy

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameStefania Maria•Świerzy (-Moroń)
Used nameStefania•Świerzy
Born19 June 1934 in Ruda Śląska, Śląskie (POL)
Died11 June 2020
Measurements158 cm / 52 kg
AffiliationsPogoń Ruda Śląska, Ruda Śląska (POL)
NOC Poland

Biography

Stefania Świerzy was a Polish gymnast at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, and also competed at the 1954 World Championships. She represented Pogoń Nowy Bytom (1947-1957), Górnik Zabrze (1958), and GTG Bytom (1959). Świerzy won nine Polish championships – all-round (1952, 1954), floor exercises (1952, 1958), uneven parallel bars (1952, 1954), horse vault (1952, 1954), and balance beam (1953). In her career she earned 22 international caps. She later became a gymnastics coach.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) POL Stefania Świerzy
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 27
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) Poland 8
Team Portable Apparatus, Women (Olympic) Poland 14
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) 22
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =18
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =61
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) 35