Władysław Dobrowolski

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Władysław Dobrowolski
Wladyslaw Dobrowolski.jpg
Dobrowolski in 1932
Personal information
Born(1896-01-02)2 January 1896
Małobądz, near Będzin, Congress Poland, Russian Empire
Died25 February 1969(1969-02-25) (aged 73)
Warsaw, Polish People's Republic
SportFencing, athletics
Medal record

Władysław Dobrowolski (2 January 1896 – 25 February 1969) was a Polish fencer and track and field athlete, Major of the Polish Army in the defence of Warsaw, imprisoned during World War II.[1] During the interwar period, he won a bronze medal in the team sabre event at the 1932 Summer Olympics.[2][3]

As a young man, active in independence movement, Dobrowolski was a member of the Polish Military Organization. He fought in the Polish-Soviet War and in the September Campaign of World War II. He was decorated in Stalinist Poland.[4]

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  1. ^ "Władysław Dobrowolski". Olympedia. Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  2. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Władysław Dobrowolski". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2012. Retrieved 3 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Władysław Dobrowolski Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 3 May 2010.
  4. ^ Monitor Polski (24 February 1947), Uchwaly Prezydium Krajowej Rady Narodowej. Dziennik Urzędowy Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej, No. 25. Warszawa.

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