Tomasz Konarzewski (July 17, 1904 – February 20, 1974) was a Polish boxer who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
He was born in Sieradz and died in Łódź.
In 1924 he was eliminated in the first round of the heavyweight class after losing his bout to Robert Larsen.
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