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Andrzej Szymczak

Full name: Andrzej Szymczak
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 212 lbs (96 kg)
Born: September 8, 1948 in Konstantynów Łódzki, Łódzkie, Poland
Died: September 6, 2016 in Konstantynów Łódzki, Łódzkie, Poland
Affiliations: Anilana Łódź, Łódź (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Andrzej Szymczak was a handball goalkeeper who played for Poland 234 times in internationals between 1967-84. In addition to his two Olympic appearances, Szymczak participated in four World Championships (1970, 1974, 1978, 1982), winning bronze in 1982. He played for various Polish clubs between 1964-84, competing for Sokół Konstantynów Łódzki, Włókniarz Konstantynów Łódzki, Śląsk Wrocław, Anilana Łódź, and Anilana Łódź and in Austria for ASKÖ Linz SBL. In the late 1970s and early 1980s Szymczak was considered one of the top goalkeepers in the world.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 23 München Handball Men's Handball Poland POL 10
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Handball Men's Handball Poland POL 3 Bronze

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1972 Summer 23 München Handball Poland POL Group A Match #2 1T 1972-08-30 SWE 13, POL 13 0 1 0 0 0
1972 Summer 23 München Handball Poland POL Group A Match #3 1 1972-09-01 POL 11, DEN 8 0 0 0 0 0
1972 Summer 23 München Handball Poland POL Group A Match #6 2 1972-09-03 URS 17, POL 11 0 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Handball Poland POL Final Round Match 3/4 1 1976-07-28 POL 21, FRG 18 0 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Handball Poland POL Group B Match #6 1 1976-07-20 POL 18, HUN 16 0 0 0 0 0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Handball Poland POL Group B Match #8 1 1976-07-22 POL 21, TCH 18 0 1 0 0 0
1976 Summer 27 Montréal Handball Poland POL Group B Match #12 2 1976-07-26 ROU 17, POL 15 0 0 0 0 0
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