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Jerzy Piskun

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJerzy Andrzej•Piskun
Used nameJerzy•Piskun
Born4 June 1938 in Pinsk (BLR)
Died16 July 2018 in Warszawa (Warsaw), Mazowieckie (POL)
Measurements199 cm / 80 kg
AffiliationsPolonia Warszawa, Warszawa (POL)
NOC(s) Poland

Biography

Jerzy Piskun competed at the 1960 and 1964 Olympic Games. He played at four European Championships, winning silver in 1963 and bronze in 1965. Domestically he played for Polonia Warszawa, winning the Polish title in 1959 and finishing second in 1957 and 1960. He also helped win the Polish Cup in 1969. Piskun was capped 153 times, scoring 1,525 international points. From 1971-75 and the later 1980s he worked as a trainer in Auxerre, and also played there until the age of 49 in a minor league. In 2015 Piskun was awarded the title of Honorary Member of the Polish Basketball Association.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1960 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) Basketball, Men Olympic Poland 7 POL Jerzy Piskun
1964 Summer Olympics Basketball (Basketball) Basketball, Men Olympic Poland 6 POL Jerzy Piskun

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