Stanisław Gazda

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Stanisław Gazda
Stanislaw Gazda 1960.jpg
Stanisław Gazda in 1960
Personal information
Born(1938-05-11)11 May 1938
Pszczyna, Poland
Died28 October 2020(2020-10-28) (aged 82)
Rybnik, Poland
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur teams
Flota Gdynia
Start Bielsko-Biała

Stanisław Gazda (11 May 1938 – 28 October 2020) was a Polish cyclist.[1]

Career[edit]

He competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome in the road race and finished in sixth place.[2] He was on the podium of the Tour de Pologne in 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963 and 1972 and won the race in 1963.[3] In 1962, he finished third in the Peace Race.[4] He also won three stages in this race; one each in 1960, 1962 and 1964.[5]

Gazda was a carpenter by profession but later worked as a councilor. He married Lydia, a teacher; they have a daughter Ewa and son Wojciech and lived in Pszczyna. Gazda was awarded the Cross of Merit. His brother Kazimierz was also a competitive cyclist.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stanisław Gazda". Olympedia. Retrieved 30 October 2020.
  2. ^ Stanisław Gazda. sports-reference.com
  3. ^ "Tour de Pologne". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  4. ^ Stanislaw Gazda. cyclingarchives.com
  5. ^ "Stanisław Gazda". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 7 April 2021.
  6. ^ GAZDA STANISŁAW. Polish Olympic Committee

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