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Edward Jurkiewicz (born January 22, 1948 in Pruszcz Gdański, Poland) is a Polish former professional basketball player. During his playing career, he was a 1.95 m tall small forward. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1968 Summer Olympics.[1]

Edward Jurkiewicz
Personal information
Born (1948-01-22) January 22, 1948 (age 71)
Pruszcz Gdański, Poland
NationalityPolish
Listed height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight90 kg (198 lb)
Career information
Playing career1964–1979
PositionSmall forward
Career history
1964–1967AZS Gdańsk
1967–1968Zawisza Bydgoszcz
1968–1969Legia Warszawa
1969–1979Wybrzeże Gdańsk
Career highlights and awards

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Professional careerEdit

Jurkiewicz was a member of the FIBA European Selection, in 1971.

Polish national teamEdit

Jurkiewicz led the 1971 EuroBasket in scoring, averaging 22.6 points per game, as a member of the senior Polish national basketball team. His performance earned him a selection to the All-Tournament Team. He was also named to the EuroBasket All-Tournament Team at EuroBasket 1969.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Edward Jurkiewicz Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 6 July 2018.

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