BirthdayAugust 15, 1935
BirthplaceGrudziadz, Poland

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Waldemar Baszanowski

    Full name: Waldemar Baszanowski
    Also known as: Waldemar Baszanowski, Baszanowski, Waldemar
    Professions: Weightlifter

  2. Waldemar Baszanowski Measurements

    Height: 1.65

  3. Waldemar Baszanowski Death information

    Died: Friday, 29th of April, 2011 (Age: 75)

  4. Waldemar Baszanowski Biography

    Waldemar Romuald Baszanowski (August 15, 1935 – April 29, 2011), born in Grudzi?dz, was a Polish weightlifter, one of the most decorated of all time.He set 24 world records and 61 records of Poland. won gold medals at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City in the lightweight category. Baszanowski won five World Championships and five silver medals, giving him a total of 10 medals, more than any weightlifter in history.His first wife Anita was killed in a car accident in 1969, July 8, in which Waldemar Baszanowski was the driver.In 1993 he was elected member of the International Weightlifting Federation Hall of Fame. In 1999, he became the President of the European Weightlifting Federation. Baszanowski died in Warsaw at the age of 75.

  5. Waldemar Baszanowski Family

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