Wojciech Zabłocki

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Wojciech Zabłocki
Wojciech Zablocki.jpg
Wojciech Zabłocki in May 2012
Personal information
Born(1930-12-06)6 December 1930
Warsaw, Poland
Died5 December 2020(2020-12-05) (aged 89)
Sport
SportFencing
Medal record
Men's fencing
Representing  Poland
Men's Fencing
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne Team sabre
Silver medal – second place 1960 Rome Team sabre
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Tokyo Team sabre
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1959 Team
Gold medal – first place 1961 Team
Gold medal – first place 1962 Team
Gold medal – first place 1963 Team
Silver medal – second place 1954 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1953 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1957 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Team
Bronze medal – third place 1961 Individual

Wojciech Mikołaj Zabłocki (6 December 1930 – 5 December 2020) was a Polish architect and fencer, specialist in the saber modality.[1]

Sports career[edit]

Zabłocki participated in four Olympic Games: 1952 Helsinki, 1956 Melbourne, 1960 Rome, 1964 Tokyo and won two silver (1956, 1960) and one bronze medal (1964) in team sabre fencing.[2][3]

He participated in the FIE World Championships in Fencing and won four gold (team: 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963), one silver (team: 1954) and four bronze medals (individual: 1961; team: 1953, 1957, 1958).[citation needed]

Zabłocki won the Polish fencing championships five times. He was a member of MKS Katowice, Budowlani Kraków, Krakowski Klub Szermierzy (KKSz) and Marymont Warszawa teams.[citation needed]

Art career[edit]

Zablocki was an established professional artist. He was a founding member of the Art of the Olympians.[4]

Architectural works[edit]

Zabłocki was the designer of several sports buildings including The Józef Piłsudski Academy of Physical Education in Warsaw and a sports complex in Konin. He also co-designed the Silesian Insurgents Monument in Katowice in 1967 and the Presidential Palace in Damascus.[citation needed]

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • Z workiem szermierczym po świecie (1962)
  • Podróże z szablą (1965)
  • Szablą i piórkiem (1982)
  • Architektura dla potrzeb czynnej rekreacji w aglomeracjach miejskich (1968)
  • Cięcia prawdziwą szablą (1989)
  • " Architektura" (2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wojciech Zabłocki". Olympedia. Retrieved 6 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Wojciech Zabłocki". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 18 October 2012. Retrieved 22 September 2010.
  3. ^ "Wojciech Zabłocki Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 22 September 2010.
  4. ^ "Wojciech Zablocki". Art of the Olympians. Retrieved 27 January 2016.