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Jerzy Boniecki

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJerzy•Boniecki
Used nameJerzy•Boniecki
Born7 February 1933 in Łódź, Łódzkie (POL)
Died5 March 2021
Measurements179 cm / 75 kg
AffiliationsOgniwa Łódź, Łódź (POL)
NOC Poland

Biography

Jerzy Boniecki was a Polish swimmer from Łódź who competed at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics. He represented various Łódź clubs, as follows: YMCA (1945), Filmmaker (1945-49), Zrywu Union (1950-51), Ogniwa (1951-52), and GWKS Orła (1953-55). Boniecki won 13 Polish titles, seven in long course in the 100 metre backstroke (1950, 1952), 200 backstroke (1950-52), and 400 backstroke (1950, 1952); and six at short-course backstroke – 100 (1951-53), 200 (1951, 1953), and 400 (1952). He won 27 medals at the Polish Championships, with 13 silvers and 1 bronze added to his 13 golds. Boniecki also set eight Polish records.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) POL Jerzy Boniecki
4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay, Men (Olympic) Poland 12
100 metres Backstroke, Men (Olympic) 31