Józef Zapędzki

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Józef Zapędzki
Józef Zapędzki (2009)
Józef Zapędzki (2009)
Personal information
Born (1929-03-11) 11 March 1929 (age 89)
Kazimierówka [pl], near Zawiercie, Poland
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight71 kg (157 lb)
SportSport shooting
ClubŚląsk Wrocław

Józef Zapędzki (born 11 March 1929) is a retired Polish sport shooter. He competed at five consecutive Olympics from 1964 to 1980 in 25 m rapid fire pistol and won two gold medals, in 1968 and 1972. He is one of three shooters to have successfully defended the men's 25 m rapid fire pistol Olympic title.[1]


  1. ^ Józef Zapędzki. sports-reference.com

Further reading[edit]

  • "Zapędzki Józef". WIEM Encyklopedia (in Polish).
  • "Zapędzki Józef". Zasoby Polskiego Portalu Olimpijskiego PKOl (in Polish).
  • Kopeć, Dariusz. "Ballada o snajperze". Gazeta.pl Wrocław (in Polish).