Piotr Nurowski

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Piotr Nurowski
Grave of Piotr Nurowski at Military Powązki Cemetery

Piotr Nurowski (20 June 1945 – 10 April 2010) was a Polish tennis player and the chief of the Polish Olympic Committee.[1]

Nurowski was born in Sandomierz. He died in Smolensk, Russia in the 2010 Polish Air Force Tu-154 crash.[2]

On 16 April 2010 he was posthumously awarded the Commander's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta. He was buried in the Alley of the Meritorious in the Military Cemetery in Warsaw.


  • 1973–1980: President of Polish Athletics Federation
Vice President of Children and Youth Sports Association
Member of the Polish Athletics Development Foundation


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Stanisław Stefan Paszczyk
President of the Polish Olympic Committee
Succeeded by
Andrzej Kraśnicki