Teresa Barbara WIECZOREK-CIEPLY

Poland POL

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 G
    1 S
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Rome 1960
  • Year of Birth
    1937
Olympic Results

Biography

Teresa Barbara WIECZOREK-CIEPLY

Teresa Ciepły-Wieczorek was an excellent hurdler and sprinter in the early 1960s. She won the Polish national title in the 80 m hurdles four times (1961-62, 1964-1965), adding three titles in the 100 m dash (1960-1962) and one in the relay (1961). She also competed with the very best internationally. At the 1962 European Championships, she won the hurdles event and the 4×100 m relay, while finishing third in the 100 m, which earned her the title of Polish Sportspersonality of the year. Two years later, she won an Olympic gold medal as starting runner of the Polish relay squad that broke the world record in the final, having already won Olympic bronze in the same event in 1960. Ciepły-Wieczorek, who had married Olympic hammer thrower Olgierd Ciepły shortly after the 1960 Olympics, completed her medal collection with a silver medal in the 80 m hurdles event. After retiring, Ciepły-Wieczorek worked as a clerk in Bydgoszcz where she also worked as youth track coach. After her death, a secondary school in her home town Bydgoszcz was named in her honor.

Personal Bests: 100 – 11.5 (1962); 200 – 24.7 (1960); 80H – 10.77 (1964); HJ – 1.50 (1960); LJ – 6.22 (1962); Pen – 4420 (1960).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Tokyo 1964

S
80 metres Hurdles
80 metres Hurdles Athletics
G
4 x 100 metres Relay
4 x 100 metres Relay Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Rome 1960

#5 h2 r3/4
100 metres
100 metres Athletics
#5 h2 r2/3
80 metres Hurdles
80 metres Hurdles Athletics
B
4 x 100 metres Relay
4 x 100 metres Relay Athletics