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Aleksander Rozmus

Full name: Aleksander Rozmus
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (169 cm)
Weight: 159 lbs (72 kg)
Born: January 18, 1901 in Zakopane, Małopolskie, Poland
Died: April 18, 1986 in Paris, Paris, France
Affiliations: SN PTT Zakopane, Zakopane (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined

Biography

Aleksander Rozmus started skiing while attending high school, participated in the Polish Championships for the first time in 1920, and the following year was the ski jumping champion, a victory he repeated in 1922. Between then and 1930, he added four more second places in jumping and one in Nordic combined. In 1923 he was the first Pole to jump more than 30 m. Throughout the 1920s he competed in the 1925, 1927 and 1929 World Championships but without placing better than 24th (1927 in Nordic combined). At the 1928 Winter Olympics, he set a new Polish ski jumping record with 56.5 m. Rozmus worked in Zakopane as a commercial employee until he joined the army in 1939, serving as a courier in World War II. Later he joined the Polish resistance and after his escape to France, the French resistance movement. After the war, he stayed in France and worked as a skiing instructor in Chamonix.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Poland POL 25
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Men's Individual Poland POL 22

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS J1S J2S J3S D
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Ski Jumping Poland Final Standings 25 13.166 12.875 13.375 13.250
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Ski Jumping Poland Jump 1 NP 41.0
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Ski Jumping Poland Jump 2 NP 53.0

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T J1S J2S J3S D
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Poland Final Standings 22 8.781
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Poland Cross Country Skiing, 18 kilometres 28 2.375 2-12:26
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Poland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill 10 15.187 15.125 15.250 15.125
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Poland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 1 AC 49.0
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Nordic Combined Poland Ski Jumping, Normal Hill Jump 2 AC 56.5
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