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Adam Papée

Polish fencer

Died when: 94 years 228 days (1135 months)
Star Sign: Leo


Adam Papée

Adam Stanisław Papée (21 July 1895 – 6 March 1990) was a Polish fencing champion, one of pioneers of fencing in Poland.

Papée was not only a sportsman, but also an official, one of founders of the Polish Fencing Association (Polski Związek Szermierczy).

Between 1926 and 1930, he was the director of this association.He was four times individual champion of Poland (1926, 1927, 1929, 1932), and four times took part in the Summer Olympic Games (1924–1936), winning two bronze medals in team sabre, in Amsterdam (1928) and Los Angeles (1932).

He fenced for two clubs - AZS Kraków and Legia Warszawa.After retirement from active sports, he became a coach, also wrote memoirs Na białą broń, published in 1987.

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