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Jan Flinik

Full name: Jan Flinik
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 128 lbs (58 kg)
Born: October 9, 1932 in Gniezno, Wielkopolskie, Poland
Died: April 27, 2017 in Gniezno, Wielkopolskie, Poland
Affiliations: Stella Gniezno, Gniezno (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Hockey

Related Olympians: Brother of Alfons Flinik; Brother of Henryk Flinik.

Biography

Jan Flinik competed in hockey at the 1952 and 1960 Olympics. He earned 40 international caps, scoring 24 goals. Flinik competed most of his career with the Gniezno club, which changed names several times, being known as Stella, Spójnia, and then Sparta. He was an 11-time Polish Champion, winning one title with OWKS Wrocław when he was in the military. For his sporting achievements Flinik was given the Golden Medal of the Polish Grassroots Hockey Association and received silver and bronze medals as a Meritorious Champion of Poland.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Hockey Men's Hockey Poland POL 9T
1960 Summer 27 Roma Hockey Men's Hockey Poland POL 12

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Hockey Poland POL Final Standings 9T 1952-07-15 5 3
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Hockey Poland POL Consolation Round: Final Match #1 2 1952-07-25 GER 4, POL 0 0
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Hockey Poland POL Consolation Round: Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1952-07-23 POL 1, SUI 0 1
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Hockey Poland POL Consolation Round: Quarter-Finals Replay #2 1 1952-07-22 POL 1, BEL 0 1
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Hockey Poland POL Round One Match #3 2 1952-07-16 GER 7, POL 2 1
1952 Summer 19 Helsinki Hockey Poland POL Consolation Round: Quarter-Finals Match #2 2 1952-07-21 BEL 4, POL 3
1960 Summer 27 Roma Hockey Poland POL Final Standings 12 1960-08-26 4 1
1960 Summer 27 Roma Hockey Poland POL Group B Match #2 1 1960-08-26 POL 2, JPN 1 1
1960 Summer 27 Roma Hockey Poland POL Group B Match #3 2 1960-08-29 PAK 8, POL 0 0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Hockey Poland POL Group B Match #6 1T 1960-09-01 POL 1, AUS 1 0
1960 Summer 27 Roma Hockey Poland POL Group B Playoff 2 1960-09-03 AUS 2, POL 0 0
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