Tadeusz Ślusarski

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Tadeusz Ślusarski
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  Poland
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal Pole vault
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow Pole vault
European Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 Gothenburg Pole vault
Gold medal – first place 1978 Milan Pole vault

Tadeusz Ślusarski (19 May 1950 in Żary – 17 August 1998 on the E65 road near Ostromice) was a Polish Olympic gold medalist in pole vault at the 1976 Olympics, as well as a silver medalist at the 1980 Olympics (behind another Polish champion Władysław Kozakiewicz).

Tadeusz Ślusarski's grave

He died in a car crash together with the Polish shot put gold medalist from the 1972 Munich Olympics, Władysław Komar.[1]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Poland
1972 Olympic Games Munich, Germany 11th (q) 5.00 m[2]
1974 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 5.35 m
European Championships Rome, Italy 7th 5.20 m
1976 Olympic Games Montreal, Canada 1st 5.65 m
1977 Universiade Sofia, Bulgaria 2nd 5.50 m
1978 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 1st 5.45 m
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd 5.65 m
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 12th 5.35 m
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 5th 5.50 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 4th 5.55 m


  1. ^ Wallechinsky, David; Loucky, Jaime (2012). The Complete Book of the Olympics 2012 Edition. London: Aurum Press. p. 225. ISBN 978 1 84513 695 6.
  2. ^ No mark in the final.

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