Jerzy Klempel

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Jerzy Klempel
Personal information
Born (1953-04-23)April 23, 1953
Międzylesie, Poland
Died May 28, 2004(2004-05-28) (aged 51)
Wrocław, Poland
Nationality Polish
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 90 kilograms (200 lb)
Playing position Right Quarterback, Right winger
Club information
Senior clubs
Poland Gwardia Opole
Poland Śląsk Wrocław
Germany Frisch Auf Göppingen
National team
1972–1987 Poland 224 (1170)
Olympic medal record
Men's Handball
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Team

Jerzy Klempel (April 23, 1953 in Międzylesie (Świebodzin County) – May 28, 2004 in Wrocław) is a former Polish handball player who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics and in the 1980 Summer Olympics.

In 1976 he won the bronze medal with the Polish team. He played all five matches and scored 23 goals.

Four years later he was part of the Polish team which finished seventh. He played all six matches and scored 44 goals. He became the top scorer of the tournament.

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