Franciszek Gąsienica Groń

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Olympic medal record
Men's Nordic combined
Competitor for  Poland
Bronze medal – third place 1956 Cortina Individual

Franciszek Gąsienica Groń (September 30, 1931 – July 31, 2014) was a Polish Nordic combined athlete who competed in the 1950s. He won a bronze medal in the Nordic combined at the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo. He was the first Polish athlete to win a Winter Olympics medal in Nordic skiing (cross-country skiing, Nordic combined and ski jumping).[1]

He was born in Zakopane.

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  1. ^ "24tp.pl: Zmarł Franciszek Gąsienica Groń, medalista olimpijski". Tygodnikpodhalanski.pl. Retrieved 2014-07-31. 

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