Irena Jaznicka-Kamecka

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Irena Jaznicka-Kamecka
Personal information
Born(1915-12-07)7 December 1915
Died12 February 1968(1968-02-12) (aged 52)
NationalityPolish
PositionCenter
Career history
1935–1939Polonia Varsavia
1949–1951Polonia Varsavia
Medals

Irena Jaznicka-Kamecka (7 December 1915 – 12 February 1968) was a Polish female basketball player.[1] She was a member of Polonia Warsaw and the Poland women's national basketball team.

She competed with the national team in the 1934 Women's World Games basketball tournament, but didn't reached the final and where classified third.[2] With the national team she won four years later the bronze medal at EuroBasket Women 1938 in Rome, the first official women's basketball championships. She also competed at EuroBasket Women 1950.[3] She retired in 1954.

Personal life[change | change source]

Grave of Jaznicka-Kamecka and Henryk Jaźnicki

Her sister Maria Kamecka was also an international basketball player. She married to basketball player Henryk Jaźnicki.

References[change | change source]

  1. Alfabetyczny spis zmarłych nazwiska z zakresu Jat-Jb nekrologi-baza.pl
  2. DROZDEK-MAàOLEPSZA, Teresa (2014). "Women's World Games (1922–1934)" (PDF). Akademii im. Jana Dáugosza w CzĊstochowie. p. 71. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  3. "Irena JAZNICKA-KAMECKA". FIBA. Retrieved 2 July 2022.