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Stefania Biegun

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameStefania•Biegun
Used nameStefania•Biegun
Born11 August 1935 in Wieprz, Małopolskie (POL)
Died10 December 2016 in Wetlina, Podkarpackie (POL)
Measurements160 cm / 60 kg
AffiliationsStart Zakopane, Zakopane (POL) / AZS Kraków, Kraków (POL)
NOC Poland

Biography

Stefania Biegun competed in cross-country skiing for Poland at the 1960, 1964, and 1968 Winter Olympics. She was a 26-time Polish Champion, while competing for the clubs AZS Krakow (1958-60) and Start Zakopane (1961-70). Biegun was champion at the 1962 Winter Universiade in the women’s 8 km race, and added a silver medal that year in the relay. She had numerous top 10 finishes in World Cup events.

BIegun graduated from the School of Physical Education in Krakow. She later became a trainer in Zakopane and Wetlinie. In 2013 Biegun was made an Honorary Member of the Polish Ski Association.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1960 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) POL Stefania Biegun
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 13
3 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Poland 4
1964 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) POL Stefania Biegun
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 14
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 18
3 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Poland 7
1968 Winter Olympics Cross Country Skiing (Skiing) POL Stefania Biegun
5 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 9
10 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 19
3 × 5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) Poland 5

Special Notes