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The fourth mini-album in the “Medallists” series is devoted to the sport career of one of the most famous Polish female athletes – Stanisława Walasiewicz-Olson (1911–1980), an Olympic champion and multiple world record breaker.
Another mini-album in the series on the most famous Polish athletes focuses on Irena Kirszenstein-Szewińska, the three-time Olympic champion, seven-time Olympic medallist, five-time European champion and sixteen-time world record holder in the 60, 100, 200, 300, 400 metres, the 440-yard dash and the 4 × 400 metres relay.
Janusz Kusociński — the first mini-album in the Medallists series featuring famous Polish athletes presents Janusz Kusociński (1907–1940), 10,000 metres Olympic champion (Los Angeles, 1932), 5,000 metres European vice-champion (Turin, 1934), holder of a world record in 3,000 metres and 4 miles, and 10-times Polish champion, who was executed by a Nazi firing squad during World War II. His short and tragic, yet eventful history was told in this book by an accomplished sports journalist, Stefan Szczepłek.