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Czesław Gerwazy Białas (born (1931-06-19)19 June 1931 in Szopienice - (1991-06-24)24 June 1991 in Katowice) was a Polish male weightlifter, who competed in the light-heavyweight and middle-heavyweight class and represented Poland at international competitions. He won the bronze medal at the 1959 World Weightlifting Championships in the 90 kg category. He participated at the 1952 Summer Olympics in the 82.5 kg event, at the 1956 Summer Olympics in the 90 kg event and at the 1960 Summer Olympics in the 90 kg event.[1]

Czeslaw Bialas
Personal information
Full nameCzesław Gerwazy Białas
Born(1931-06-19)19 June 1931
Szopienice, Poland
Died(1991-06-24)24 June 1991
Katowice, Poland
Height169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight82–90 kg (181–198 lb)
Sport
Country Poland
SportWeightlifting
Weight class82.5-90 kg
ClubHKS Szopienice
TeamNational team
Updated on 7 October 2016.

Białas also achieved the following podium finishes at European championships: bronze in the 1955 European Championships Light-Heavyweight class (385.0 kg); gold in the 1957 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (420.0 kg) and bronze in the 1959 European Championships Middle-Heavyweight class (422.5 kg).

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  1. ^ "Weightlifting World Championships Seniors Statistics - 2007 World Championships - Czeslaw Bialas" (PDF). iwf.net. pp. 126–146. Retrieved 23 June 2016.

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