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Aleksander Tupalski

Full name: Aleksander Tupalski
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: October 5, 1900 in Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Died: January 9, 1980 in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Affiliations: AZS Warszawa, Warszawa (POL)
Country: POL Poland
Sport: Ice Hockey


Aleksander Tupalski was known as both a soccer and ice hockey player and represented his country in both sports. In football he played for Polonia Warszawa, including the 1927/1928 season in the Polish league. He earned three caps in soccer in 1925-26 scoring one goal. As a hockey player he was part of the legendary team of AZS Warszawa, winning the Polish Championships with this team five consecutive times (1927-1931). Tupalski played forward for the national team and was considered one of the best Polish hockey players in that era. In addition to the 1928 Winter Olympics Tupalski also competed at two World Championships (1930, 1931) and three separately held European Championships (1926, 1927, 1929), winning silver medals at the 1929 and 1931 Europeans. In 1936, he was coach of the Polish national ice hockey team during the 1936 Winter Olympics, assisted by [Lucjan Kulej]. Tupalski later emigrated to Australia.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Poland POL 8T

Men's Ice Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G AST PIM
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Poland POL Final Standings 8T 1928-02-11 1 0 0
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Poland POL Group B Match #2 1T 1928-02-12 SWE 2, POL 2 1
1928 Winter 27 Sankt Moritz Ice Hockey Poland POL Group B Match #3 2 1928-02-13 TCH 3, POL 2 0
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