Wojciech Kurpiewski

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Wojciech Sławomir Kurpiewski
Personal information
Born (1966-02-16)16 February 1966
Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki, Poland
Died 8 October 2016(2016-10-08) (aged 50)
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Updated on 10 October 2016.

Wojciech Sławomir Kurpiewski (16 February 1966 – 8 October 2016) was a Polish sprint canoer who competed from the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s. Kurpiewski was born in Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki.

Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a silver medal in the K-2 500 m event at Barcelona in 1992.

Kurpiewski also won five medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three silvers (K-2 500 m: 1993, K-4 500 m: 1987, K-4 1000 m: 1989) and two bronzes (K-2 500 m: 1989, K-4 1000 m: 1986). He died at the age of 50 on 8 October 2016.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Zmarł wicemistrz olimpijski z Barcelony Wojciech Kurpiewski". Radio Zet (in Polish). 2016-10-09. Retrieved 2016-10-10.