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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on February 4th, 2014

Czesław Karol Marchewczyk
Born October 1, 1912 in Kraków, Died 10 November 2003 in Kraków.
Polish Ice Hockey Player

Marchewczyk was the first from Kraków appointed to represent the Polish national team, in which he played 66 matches, scoring 20 goals. He represented Poland at the three winter Olympics: Lake Placid (1932) , Garmisch-Partenkirchen (1936) and St. Moritz (1948) .
He also participated in five tournaments of the Hockey world championship ( 1930 , 1935 , 1937 , 1938 , 1939 ).

Three times he won the Polish Ice Hockey championship in 1937, 1946, 1947.

In 1934 he graduated from the Technical School - Faculty of Civil Engineering. In 1949, the Academy of Mining and Metallurgy in Kraków gave him the rank of engineer builder in the field of architecture. He headed the social construction committee of a artificial ice rink in Kraków (opened in 1961 ).

He was awarded: Army Cross , Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta Polish and Medal Cracoviae Marenti . In 1994 he was awarded the medal Kalos Kagathos .

March 13, 2013 Kraków City Council adopted Resolution No. LXIX/1002/13. At the request of the Committee on Culture, Promotion and Protection of Monuments saved in print No 1160 decided that the square next to the ice rink Cracovia will bear the name Czesław Marchewczyk

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