Mieczysław Wilczewski

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Mieczysław Wilczewski
Mieczyslaw Wilczewski 1960.jpg
Mieczysław Wilczewski in 1960
Personal information
Born(1932-10-30)30 October 1932
Zdołbunów, Poland
Died8 December 1993(1993-12-08) (aged 61)
Cocoa Beach, Florida, United States
Height1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight70 kg (150 lb)
Sport
SportCycling
ClubRuch Chorzów

Mieczysław Stefan Wilczewski (30 October 1932 – 8 December 1993) was a Polish cyclist. He competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in the 100 km team time trial and finished in 10th place.[1] He won the Tour de Pologne in 1953.[2] That same year he was awarded the Silver Cross of Merit by the Polish government for his accomplishment.[3] In the 1970s he emigrated to the United States, and he died in Cocoa Beach, Florida in 1993.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mieczysław Wilczewski". Olympic Sports. Sports Reference (SR). Archived from the original on 12 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Tour de Pologne". Cycling Archives. Archived from the original on 12 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Srebrnym Krzyżem Zasługi", Monitor Polski, Kancelaria Sejmu RP, vol. 57, no. 720, 29 May 1953, archived from the original on 12 December 2016
  4. ^ Kałuski, Marian (18 June 2007). "Lwów w dziejach sportu polskiego" (in Polish). Florida Polonia. Archived from the original on 12 December 2016.

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