Full name: Teresa Barbara Ciepły-Wieczorek
Height: 5-5 (166 cm)
Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
Born: October 19, 1937 in Brodnia, Łódzkie, Poland
Died: March 8, 2006 in Bydgoszcz, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Affiliations: ŁKS Łódź, Łódź (POL) / Zawisza Bydgoszcz, Bydgoszcz (POL)
Related Olympians: Wife of Olgierd Ciepły.
Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)
Teresa Ciepły-Wieczorek was an excellent hurdler and sprinter in the early 1960s. She won the Polish national title in the 80 m hurdles four times (1961-62, 1964-1965), adding three titles in the 100 m dash (1960-1962) and one in the relay (1961). She also competed with the very best internationally. At the 1962 European Championships, she won the hurdles event and the 4×100 m relay, while finishing third in the 100 m, which earned her the title of Polish Sportspersonality of the year. Two years later, she won an Olympic gold medal as starting runner of the Polish relay squad that broke the world record in the final, having already won Olympic bronze in the same event in 1960. Ciepły-Wieczorek, who had married Olympic hammer thrower [Olgierd Ciepły] shortly after the 1960 Olympics, completed her medal collection with a silver medal in the 80 m hurdles event. After retiring, Ciepły-Wieczorek worked as a clerk in Bydgoszcz where she also worked as youth track coach. After her death, a secondary school in her home town Bydgoszcz was named in her honor.
Personal Bests: 100 – 11.5 (1962); 200 – 24.7 (1960); 80H – 10.77 (1964); HJ – 1.50 (1960); LJ – 6.22 (1962); Pen – 4420 (1960).
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Women's 100 metres||Poland||POL||5 h2 r3/4|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Women's 80 metres Hurdles||Poland||POL||5 h2 r2/3|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||Poland||POL||3||Bronze|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Athletics||Women's 80 metres Hurdles||Poland||POL||2||Silver|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Athletics||Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay||Poland||POL||1||Gold||WR|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Poland||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||5||11.9||12.05|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Poland||Quarter-Finals||Heat Four||3||QU||12.0||12.14|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Poland||Round One||Heat Seven||3||QU||12.1||12.25|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Poland||Semi-Finals||Heat Two||5||11.2||11.40|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Poland||Round One||Heat Five||2||QU||11.3||11.46|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Athletics||Poland||Semi-Finals||Heat One||2||QU||10.7||10,77|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Athletics||Poland||Round One||Heat Four||3||QU||10.7w||10.73w|
|1960 Summer||22||Roma||Athletics||Poland||POL||Round One||Heat Two||3||QU||45.3||45.40|
|1964 Summer||26||Tokyo||Athletics||Poland||POL||Round One||Heat One||1||QU||44.6||44,62|