The first monographic exhibition about Stanisława Walasiewicz at the Museum of Sports and Tourism in Warsaw

Marzena Jaworska

DOI: 10.21858/

Vol. no: 2022

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Stanisława Walasiewicz (1911–1980), or Stella Walsh, as she was known in the United States, was one of the greatest stars of women’s track and field in the world in the interwar period. She was a one-woman team, capable of competing single-handedly taking on national teams of more than one country.