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Adam Papée

Polish fencer

Died when: 94 years 228 days
Star Sign: Leo

 

Adam Papée Adam Stanisław Papée (born July 21, 1895 in Lwów, died March 6, 1990 in Bydgoszcz) 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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