Stanisław Urban

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Stanisław Urban
Stanisław Urban in 1932 in LA.jpg
Urban in 1932
Personal information
Born13 September 1907
Warsaw, Poland
DiedApril 1940 (aged 32)
Katyn, Russia
Height188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight89 kg (196 lb)
ClubAZS Warszawa

Stanisław Urban (13 September 1907 in Warsaw – April 1940) was a Polish rower who competed in the 1928 Summer Olympics and in the 1932 Summer Olympics.

In 1928 he was part of the Polish boat which finished fourth in the eight event after being eliminated in the quarter-finals. Four years later he won the bronze medal as member of the Polish boat in the coxed four competition.[1]

He was a reserve lieutenant in the Polish Army and participated in the Polish defensive war in September 1939. Arrested by the Soviets he was murdered in the Katyn massacre.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Stanisław Urban". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 23 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 24 July 2018.

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