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Jerzy Skolimowski

Full name: Jerzy Walerian Skolimowski
Gender: Male
Height: 4-11 (150 cm)
Weight: 130 lbs (59 kg)
Born: December 9, 1907 in Łuków, Lubelskie, Poland
Died: February 12, 1985 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: AZS Warszawa, Warszawa (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Rowing, Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

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Biography

Jerzy Skolimowski coxed the bronze medal winning fours as well as the silver winning pairs at Los Angeles in 1932. In 1928 he coxed the Polish eights and in 1936, the pairs and fours. He also won a silver medal at the 1933 European Championships in the coxed pairs.

Skolimowski also participated in Los Angeles in the art competitions in the paintings category. He graduated from the Faculty of Architecture at Warsaw University of Technology and became a well-known interior architect. He designed the interior of the Polish passenger liner MS Piłsudski and was co-designer of the Polish war cemetery at Monte Cassino in Italy. During World War II he fought in the Polish campaign against the Germans and later joined the Polish exile forces. He served in the Balkans as a Military Intelligence officer, where he prepared the Allied invasion. Skolimowski later immigrated to the United Kingdom, dying in London but he was buried in his home country.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Rowing Men's Coxed Eights Poland POL 2 h1 r5/7
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Poland POL 2 Silver
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Fours Poland POL 3 Bronze
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Poland POL AC
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Poland POL AC
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Poland POL AC
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Unknown Event Poland POL AC
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs Poland POL 3 h2 r2/3
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxed Fours Poland POL 2 h2 r2/3

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing Poland POL Janusz Ślązak Final Round 8:31.2
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Poland POL Jerzy Braun Semi-Finals Heat Two 8:56.2
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Poland POL Jerzy Braun Round One Heat One 7:53.9

Men's Coxed Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing Poland POL Final Round 7:26.8
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing Poland POL Round One Heat Two 7:04.2
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Poland POL Semi-Finals Heat Two 8:12.2
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Poland POL Round One Heat Two 6:50.5

Men's Coxed Eights

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Rowing Poland POL Quarter-Finals Heat One 6:42.2
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Rowing Poland POL Round Two Repêchage Heat One 6:24.6
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Rowing Poland POL Round Two Heat Three 6:43.2
1928 Summer 20 Amsterdam Rowing Poland POL Round One Heat Two 6:37.0

Mixed Painting, Unknown Event

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Art Competitions Poland Final Standings AC
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Art Competitions Poland Final Standings AC
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Art Competitions Poland Final Standings AC
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Art Competitions Poland Final Standings AC
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