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Edmund Piątkowski

Full name: Edmund Piątkowski
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 198 lbs (90 kg)
Born: January 31, 1936 in Florentynów, Pabianice, Łódzkie, Poland
Died: March 28, 2016 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Affiliations: Legia Warszawa, Warszawa (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Husband of Maria Piątkowska-Chojnacka-Ilwicka.

Biography

Edmund Piątkowski was a discus thrower whose major title came in winning the 1958 European Championships. A three-time Olympian (1960-68) with a best finish of fifth in 1960, Piątkowski competed four times at the Europeans (1958, 1962, 1966, 1969). In addition to his 1958 gold medal he was fourth in 1962 at Belgrade and 1966 at Budapest. He set a world record of 59.91 in Warszawa in June 1959 and two European discus records with 57.89 in May 1959 and 60.47 in August 1961. Piątkowski was a 13-time Polish champion, winning in 1955, 1957-66, and 1968-69. His wife, [Maria Piątkowska-Chojnacka-Ilwicka], also competed at three Olympics (1952, 1960, 1964) as a sprinter/hurdler/long jumper.

Personal Best: DT – 61.12 (1967).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Men's Discus Throw Poland POL 5
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Men's Discus Throw Poland POL 7
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's Discus Throw Poland POL 7

Men's Discus Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Final Round 5 55.12
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Final Round Round One 5 54.06
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Final Round Round Two 6 51.52 54.06
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Final Round Round Three 6 54.29 54.29
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Final Round Round Four 6 foul 54.29
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Final Round Round Five 5 55.12 55.12
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Final Round Round Six NP foul
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Qualifying Round 5 QU 54.41
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Group B 4 54.41
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Group B Round One 3 54.41
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 4 pass 54.41
1960 Summer 24 Roma Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Poland Final Round 7 55.81
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Poland Final Round Round One 8 52.94
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Poland Final Round Round Two 6 55.81 55.81
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Poland Final Round Round Three 7 53.87 55.81
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Poland Qualifying Round 9 QU 55.22
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Round One 7 55.22
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Round Two 8 pass 55.22
1964 Summer 28 Tokyo Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Final Round 7 59.40
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Final Round Round One 6 59.40
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Final Round Round Two 6 58.46 59.40
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Final Round Round Three 7 57.66 59.40
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Final Round Round Four 7 57.52 59.40
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Final Round Round Five 7 foul 59.40
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Final Round Round Six NP 58.72
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Qualifying Round 12 QU 58.24
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Group A 11 58.24
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Group A Round One 9 58.24
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 11 pass 58.24
1968 Summer 32 Ciudad de México Athletics Poland Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
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