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


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-09-27. Retrieved 2011-07-16.
  2. ^ "Prezydenckim Tu-154 leciały najważniejsze osoby w państwie". wiadomosci.gazeta.pl. Archived from the original on 2010-04-15. Retrieved 2010-04-10.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Stanisław Stefan Paszczyk
President of the Polish Olympic Committee
Succeeded by
Andrzej Kraśnicki