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Stefan Adamczak
Born (1892-11-27)27 November 1892
Mansfeld, Germany
Died September 1939 (aged 46)
Katowice, Poland
Nationality Polish
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)

Stefan Adamczak (27 November 1892 – September 1939) was a Polish pole vaulter and chorąży in the Polish Army. He competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.[1]

During World War I, he fought in the ranks of the Imperial German Army. Following Poland's restoration of independence in 1918, he joined Polish military forces. He fought in Polish-Soviet War and Polish-Ukrainian War. In September 1939, he took part in the defense of the city of Katowice during the German invasion of Poland, where he was most likely killed.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Stefan Adamczak Olympic Results". Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/olympics/athletes/ad/stefan-adamczak-1.html. Retrieved 20 December 2017. 

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