Zdzislawa Wiszniewska-Bednarek

Polish basketball and handball player

Zdzislawa Wiszniewska-Bednarek was a Polish female basketball player and Czech handball player. She was a member of SSA Warsaw, the Poland women's national basketball team and the Poland women's national Czech handball team playing as an halfback.

Zdzislawa Wiszniewska-Bednarek
Personal information
Career history
SSA Warsaw
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] She represented Italy three years later at the 1937 International University Games.[2] With the national team she won the bronze medal at EuroBasket Women 1938 in Rome, the first official women's basketball championships.[3]

With the national Czech Handball team she also competed at the World Games in the 1934 Women's World Games Czech handball tournament. Ahead of the main tournament in London, they lost the qualifier match in Zagreb against Yugoslavia 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 8 October 2023. Retrieved 2 July 2022.
  2. "Akademicki Zwiazek Sportowy". Polish University Sports Association. p. 10. Retrieved 2 July 2022 – via issuu.com.
  3. Malolepszy, Tomasz (28 February 2013). European Basketball Championship Results: Since 1935. p. 141-142. ISBN 9780810887848. Retrieved 2 July 2022 – via Google Books.