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Edward Kobyliński

Full name: Edward Kobyliński Prus
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: January 15, 1908 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Died: September 7, 1992 in Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Affiliations: AZS Warszawa/WTW Warszawa
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Edward Kobyliński started in sports as a 400 m runner, turning to rowing at the end of the 1920s. After winning a bronze medal in coxed fours in Los Angeles, he also competed in 1936 in coxless pairs, placing sixth. He took part in three European Championships (1933, 1934, 1935) but without winning a medal. Domestically he was eight times Polish Champion – 1935-36 and 1938 in coxless pairs; 1934-36 and 1938 in coxless fours; and 1933 in coxed fours.

During World War II Kobyliński fought in the Polish campaign against Germany. After the war he helped resurrect rowing in Poland, leading the Polish national team in 1953-54. From 1982-84 he was president of the Polish Association of Rowing Associations. He worked as a lecturer at the Academy of Physical Education and as a coach. Kobyliński was a judge at the 1972 and 1976 Olympics.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 24 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Fours Poland POL 3 Bronze
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Men's Coxless Pairs Poland POL 6

Men's Coxless Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Poland POL Ryszard Borzuchowski Final Round 8:41.9
1936 Summer 28 Berlin Rowing Poland POL Ryszard Borzuchowski Round One Heat One 7:29.9

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
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