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Men's K-2 1000 metres medalist at the 1960 Summer Olympics. 1st: Sweden with Gert Fredriksson and Sven-Olov Sjödelius. 2nd: Hungary with András Szente and György Mészáros. 3rd: Poland with Stefan Kapłaniak and Władysław Zieliński.
|Men's canoe sprint|
|Bronze||1960 Rome||K-2 1000 m|
|Gold||1958 Prague||K-1 500 m|
|Gold||1958 Prague||K-2 500 m|
Stefan Kapłaniak (born April 10, 1933 in Szczawnica) was a Polish sprint canoer who competed from the late 1950s to the mid-1960s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the K-2 1000 m event at Rome in 1960.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936-2007.
- ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships - Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936-2007.
- (Polish) Profile at Polish Olympic Committee website
- Sports-reference.com profile
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