Andrzej Gronowicz

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Andrzej Gronowicz
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 0 1 0
World Championships 0 1 2
European Championships 0 0 0
Total 0 2 2
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal C-2 500 m
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1974 Mexico City C-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Tampere C-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1977 Sofia C-2 1000 m

Andrzej Gronowicz (born March 7, 1951 in Piła) is a Polish sprint canoer who competed in the 1970s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the C-2 500 m event at Montreal in 1976.

Gronowicz also won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a silver (C-2 1000 m: 1974) and two bronzes (C-2 500 m: 1973, C-2 1000 m: 1977).

Gronowicz became the head coach of the Saskatoon Racing Canoe Club of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in 1988. He is a certified Level 3 coach under the NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) and is pursuing Level 4 certification. His athletes have gone on to compete internationally at the Summer Olympics and the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships.