Helena Gruszczynska

Polish basketball and handball player

Helena Gruszczynska was a Polish female basketball player and Czech handball player. She was a member of the Poland women's national basketball team and Poland women's national Czech handball team.

Helena Gruszczynska
Personal information
Women's basketball
Representing  Poland
Womens's World Games
Bronze medal – third place 1934 London Team
Bronze medal – third place 1938 Rome Team

She competed with the national basketball team in the 1934 Women's World Games basketball tournament, where they didn't reached the final and where classified third.[1] 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.[2]

With the national Czech Handball team she also competed at the 1934 Women's World Games Czech handball tournament. Ahead of the main tournament in London, they lost the qualifier match in Zagreb and were excluded from further competition.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 DROZDEK-MAàOLEPSZA, Teresa (2014). "Women's World Games (1922–1934)" (PDF). Akademii im. Jana Dáugosza w CzĊstochowie. p. 71. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  2. Malolepszy, Tomasz (28 February 2013). European Basketball Championship Results: Since 1935. p. 141-142. ISBN 9780810887848. Retrieved 2 July 2022 – via Google Books.