Leszek Błażyński Polish pronunciation: [ˈlɛʂɛk ˈbwaʐɨj̃skʲi] (5 March 1949 in Ełk, Warmińsko-Mazurskie – 6 August 1992 in Katowice, Śląskie) was a Polish boxer who twice won the bronze medal in the men's flyweight (– 51 kg) division at the Summer Olympics.
|Full name||Leszek Błażyński|
|Born||5 March 1949|
|Died||6 August 1992 (aged 43)|
|Height||1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||50 kg (110 lb)|
|Club||BBTS Włókniarz Bielsko-Biała|
He first did so in 1972, when Munich hosted the Games. Four years later in Montreal, he once again captured the bronze, after a loss in the semifinals against eventual winner Leo Randolph of the United States. Błażyński committed suicide in 1992, aged 43.
- 1st round bye
- Defeated Chander Narayanan (India) 3-2
- Defeated Arturo Delgado (Mexico) 5-0
- Defeated You Man-Chong (South Korea) 3-2
- Lost to Georgi Kostadinov (Bulgaria) 0-5
- databaseOlympics at the Wayback Machine (archived 2006-05-11)
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Leszek Błażyński". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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