Wojciech Zabłocki

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Wojciech Zabłocki
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Wojciech Zabłocki
Personal information
Born (1930-12-06) 6 December 1930 (age 86)
Warsaw, Poland
Sport
Sport Fencing

Wojciech Zabłocki (born December 6, 1930 in Warsaw) is a Polish architect and fencer.

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.[1][2]

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]

Artist career[edit]

Zablocki is an established professional artist. He is a founding member of the Art of the Olympians.[3]

Architecture works[edit]

Zabłocki is 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)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Wojciech Zabłocki". databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 2012-10-18. Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  2. ^ "Wojciech Zabłocki Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  3. ^ "Wojciech Zablocki". Art of the Olympians. Retrieved 27 January 2016.