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Poland At the 2008 Summer Olympics
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IOC codePOL
NOCPolish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.pkol.pl (in Polish)
in Beijing
Competitors268 in 22 sports
Flag bearer Marek Twardowski (opening)
Tomasz Majewski (closing)
Medals
Ranked 16th
Gold
4
Silver
5
Bronze
2
Total
11
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Austria (1908-1912)
 Russian Empire (1912)

Poland competed at the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics. The country's delegation included 268 athletes.[1]

Natalia Partyka, in table tennis, is one of only two athletes competing at both the Beijing Olympics and the Beijing Paralympics - the other being South Africa's Natalie du Toit in swimming.[2]

Polish men's quadruple sculls: gold medalists

Medalists

Archery

Men
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Rafa? Dobrowolski Individual 667 13  Myo Aung (MYA) (52)
W 110-106
 Serdyuk (UKR) (20)
W 111 (9)-111 (8)
 Park K-M (KOR) (4)
L 105-113
Did not advance
Piotr Pi?tek 649 43  Moriya (JPN) (22)
L 109 (9)-109 (10)
Did not advance
Jacek Pro? 661 19  Li Wq (CHN) (46)
W 116-111 OR
 Kim (AUS) (14)
W 111-110
 Ruban (UKR) (3)
L 108-114
Did not advance
Rafa? Dobrowolski
Piotr Pi?tek
Jacek Pro?
Team 1977 8 N/A  Australia (AUS) (9)
W 223-218
 South Korea (KOR) (1)
L 222-224
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Ranking round Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Score Seed Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Ma?gorzata ?wienczek Individual 645 13  Laursen (DEN) (52)
W 113-100
 Avitia (MEX) (20)
L 100-109
Did not advance
Iwona Marcinkiewicz 620 43  Devi (IND) (22)
W 103-101
 Erdyniyeva (RUS) (11)
L 103-104
Did not advance
Justyna Mospinek 643 19  Kitabatake (JPN) (46)
L 101-103
Did not advance
Ma?gorzata ?wienczek
Iwona Marcinkiewicz
Justyna Mospinek
Team 1908 4 N/A Bye  France (FRA) (5)
L 211-218
Did not advance

Athletics

Key
  • Note-Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Rafa? Augustyn 20 km walk N/A 1:24:25 29
Artur Brzozowski 50 km walk N/A DSQ
Pawe? Czapiewski 800 m 1:47.66 3 N/A Did not advance
Daniel D?browski 400 m 47.83 8 N/A Did not advance
Rafa? Fedaczy?ski 50 km walk N/A 3:46:51 PB 8
Marcin J?drusi?ski 200 m 20.64 2 Q 20.58 SB 4 Did not advance
Jakub Jelonek 20 km walk N/A 1:30:37 46
Dariusz Ku? 100 m 10.44 5 q 10.46 7 Did not advance
Marcin Lewandowski 800 m 1:45.89 SB 4 q N/A 1:47.24 7 Did not advance
Artur Noga 110 m hurdles 13.53 1 Q 13.36 2 Q 13.34 PB 2 Q 13.36 5
Marek Plawgo 400 m hurdles 49.17 3 Q N/A 48.75 4 Q 48.52 6
Arkadiusz Sowa Marathon N/A 2:24:48 54
Grzegorz Sudo? 50 km walk N/A 3:47:18 9
Tomasz Szymkowiak 3000 m steeplechase 8:29.37 7 N/A Did not advance
Henryk Szost Marathon N/A 2:19:43 34
?ukasz Chy?a
Marcin J?drusi?ski
Robert Kubaczyk
Dariusz Ku?
Kamil Masztak
Marcin Nowak
4 × 100 m relay DNF N/A Did not advance
Daniel D?browski
Piotr K?dzia
Piotr Klimczak
Marek Plawgo
Piotr Wiaderek
Rafa? Wieruszewski
4 × 400 m relay 3:00.74 SB 5 q N/A 3:00.32 SB 7
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Micha? Bieniek High jump 2.20 =24 Did not advance
Przemys?aw Czerwi?ski Pole vault 5.65 =7 q 5.45 10
Igor Janik Javelin throw 77.63 16 Did not advance
Tomasz Majewski Shot put 21.04 PB 1 Q 21.51 PB 1st, gold medalist(s)
Piotr Ma?achowski Discus throw 65.94 1 Q 67.82 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Marcin Starzak Long jump 7.62 33 Did not advance
Szymon Zió?kowski Hammer throw 79.55 SB 2 Q 79.22 7
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Monika Bejnar 400 m 52.80 6 N/A Did not advance
Lidia Chojecka 1500 m 4:19.57 10 N/A Did not advance
Monika Drybulska Marathon N/A 2:32:39 SB 24
Sylwia Ejdys 1500 m 4:08.37 6 N/A Did not advance
Wioletta Frankiewicz 3000 m steeplechase 9:21.88 SB 3 Q N/A 9:21.76 SB 7
Dorota Gruca Marathon N/A 2:33:32 30
Anna Jakubczak 1500 m 4:07.33 7 N/A Did not advance
Marta Jeschke 200 m 23.59 7 Did not advance
Anna Jesie? 400 m hurdles 55.35 2 Q N/A 54.36 3 Q 54.29 SB 5
Daria Korczy?ska 100 m 11.22 3 Q 11.41 5 Did not advance
Sylwia Korzeniowska 20 km walk N/A 1:31:19 21
Katarzyna Kowalska 3000 m steeplechase 9:47.02 11 N/A Did not advance
Anna Rostkowska 800 m 2:02.11 3 Q N/A 1:58.84 5 Did not advance
Aurelia Trywia?ska-Kollasch 100 m hurdles 12.98 4 q N/A 12.96 6 Did not advance
Dorota J?drusi?ska
Marta Jeschke
Ewelina Klocek
Joanna Kocielnik
Daria Korczy?ska
4 × 100 m relay 43.47 5 q N/A DSQ
Monika Bejnar
Anna Jesie?
Agnieszka Karpiesiuk
Gra?yna Prokopek-Janacek
Jolanta Wójcik
4 × 400 m relay 3:28.23 6 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
?aneta Glanc Discus throw NM -- Did not advance
Urszula Jasi?ska Javelin throw 59.28 13 Did not advance
Barbara Madejczyk 62.81 SB 5 Q 62.02 6
Joanna Piwowarska Pole vault 4.30 19 Did not advance
Wioletta Pot?pa Discus throw 59.44 16 Did not advance
Monika Pyrek Pole vault 4.50 8 q 4.70 5
Anna Rogowska 4.50 8 q 4.45 10
Kamila Skolimowska Hammer throw 69.79 9 q NM --
Joanna Wi?niewska Discus throw 59.40 17 Did not advance
Anita W?odarczyk Hammer throw 71.76 5 Q 71.56 4
Krystyna Zabawska Shot put NM -- Did not advance
Ma?gorzata Zadura Hammer throw 64.13 36 Did not advance
Combined events - Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Kamila Chudzik Result 13.79 1.77 14.34 25.36 5.97 52.05 2:21.97 6157 15*
Points 1008 941 817 854 840 900 797
Karolina Tymi?ska Result 13.62 1.77 14.08 23.39 6.53 35.97 2:07.08 6428 PB 7*
Points 1033 941 799 1040 1017 590 1008

* The athlete who finished in second place, Lyudmila Blonska of the Ukraine, tested positive for a banned substance.[3] Both the A and the B tests were positive, therefore Blonska was stripped of her silver medal, and both Polish heptathletes moved up a position.

Badminton

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Przemys?aw Wacha Men's singles  Must (EST)
W 21-14, 21-15
 Bösiger (SUI)
W 21-12, 11-21, 21-19
 Bao Cl (CHN)
L 11-21, 21-19, 13-21
Did not advance
Micha? ?ogosz
Robert Mateusiak
Men's doubles N/A  Smith /
Warfe (AUS)
W 21-13, 21-16
 Paaske /
Rasmussen (DEN)
L 21-17, 11-21, 15-21
Did not advance
Kamila Augustyn Women's singles  Jun J-y (KOR)
L 15-21, 5-21
Did not advance
Robert Mateusiak
Nadie?da Kostiuczyk
Mixed doubles N/A  Cupidon /
Ah-Wan (SEY)
W 21-8, 21-19
 He Hb /
Yu Y (CHN)
L 20-22, 21-23
Did not advance

Boxing

Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
?ukasz Maszczyk Light flyweight  Kargbo (SLE)
W RSC
 Uutoni (NAM)
W 5+-5
 Barnes (IRL)
L 5-11
Did not advance
Rafa? Kaczor Flyweight  Sarsembayev (KAZ)
L 5-14
Did not advance

Canoeing

Slalom

Athlete Event Preliminary Semifinal Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Total Rank Time Rank Time Rank Total Rank
Krzysztof Bieryt Men's C-1 95.39 14 87.90 10 183.29 12 Q 90.08 3 Q 110.13 8 200.21 10
Dariusz Popiela Men's K-1 85.51 7 85.51 6 171.02 5 Q 88.49 7 Q 88.49 7 179.68 8
Marcin Pochwa?a
Pawe? Sarna
Men's C-2 98.38 6 100.37 8 198.75 7 Q 105.32 8 Did not advance
Agnieszka Stanuch Women's K-1 101.16 8 101.76 10 202.92 8 Q 116.46 9 Q 104.62 4 221.08 5

Sprint

Men
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Pawe? Baraszkiewicz C-1 500 m 1:50.463 3 QS 1:51.744 3 Q 1:50.048 8
Marcin Grzybowski C-1 1000 m 4:02.010 3 QS 4:00.226 4 Did not advance
Marek Twardowski K-1 500 m 1:39.436 4 QS 1:43.733 5 Did not advance
Pawe? Baraszkiewicz
Wojciech Tyszy?ski
C-2 1000 m 3:42.177 5 QS 3:42.435 1 QF 3:42.845 7
Daniel J?draszko
Roman Rynkiewicz
C-2 500 m 1:42.309 3 QF Bye 1:44.389 9
Mariusz Kujawski
Adam Seroczy?ski
K-2 1000 m 3:18.282 2 QF Bye 3:14.828 DSQ[4]
Marek Twardowski
Adam Wysocki
K-2 500 m 1:32.107 6 QS 1:31.481 2 Q 1:31.869 8
Pawe? Baumann
Tomasz Mendelski
Marek Twardowski
Adam Wysocki
K-4 1000 m 2:59.290 3 QF Bye 2:59.505 6
Women
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ma?gorzata Chojnacka K-1 500 m 1:53.635 6 QS 1:55.619 8 Did not advance
Aneta Konieczna
Beata Miko?ajczyk
K-2 500 m 1:44.631 2 QF Bye 1:42.092 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Edyta Dzieniszewska
Aneta Konieczna
Dorota Kuczkowska
Beata Miko?ajczyk
K-4 500 m 1:36.497 2 QF Bye 1:34.752 4

Qualification Legend: QS = Qualify to semi-final; QF = Qualify directly to final

Cycling

Road

Athlete Event Time Rank
Tomasz Marczy?ski Men's road race 6:49:59 84
Jacek Morajko 6:34:26 55
Przemys?aw Niemiec Men's road race 6:24:11 16
Men's time trial 1:08:43 34
Paulina Brze?na Women's road race 3:18:46 8

Track

Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Round 1 Repechage 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
?ukasz Kwiatkowski Men's sprint 10.504
68.545
17 Q  Kenny (GBR)
L
 Awang (MAS)
 Kitatsuru (JPN)
L
Did not advance
Maciej Bielecki
Kamil Kuczy?ski
?ukasz Kwiatkowski
Men's team sprint 45.266
59.647
13 Did not advance
Keirin
Athlete Event 1st round Repechage 2nd round Finals
Rank Rank Rank Rank
Kamil Kuczy?ski Men's keirin 5 R 1 Q 6 11
Points race
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Rafa? Ratajczyk Men's points race 10 0 11

Mountain biking

Equestrian

Dressage

Athlete Horse Event Grand Prix Grand Prix Special Grand Prix Freestyle Overall
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Micha? Rapcewicz Randon Individual 67.500 16 Q 65.120 23 Did not advance

Eventing

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Pawe? Spisak Weriusz Individual 48.70 27 34.00 82.70 38 0.00 82.70 24 0.00 82.70 19 82.70 19
Artur Spo?owicz Wag 57.00 54 74.40 131.40 52 23.00 154.40 52 Did not advance 154.40 52

Fencing

Men
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Tomasz Motyka Individual épée  Rami (MAR)
W 15-11
 Confalonieri (ITA)
L 10-15
Did not advance
Adam Wiercioch  Li Gj (CHN)
L 11-15
Did not advance
Rados?aw Zawrotniak Bye  Videira (POR)
W 15-9
 Yin Lc (CHN)
L 13-15
Did not advance
Robert Andrzejuk
Tomasz Motyka
Adam Wiercioch
Rados?aw Zawrotniak
Team épée N/A Bye  Ukraine (UKR)
W 45-37
 China (CHN)
W 45-44
 France (FRA)
L 29-45
2nd, silver medalist(s)
S?awomir Mocek Individual foil N/A  Panchan (THA)
W 15-7
 Lei S (CHN)
L 8-15
Did not advance
Marcin Koniusz Individual sabre  Bravo (VEN)
W 15-10
 Limbach (GER)
L 7-15
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Sylwia Grucha?a Individual foil Bye  Chanaeva (RUS)
L 11-12
Did not advance
Magdalena Mroczkiewicz  Leleyko (UKR)
W 15-9
 Vezzali (ITA)
L 3-15
Did not advance
Ma?gorzata Wojtkowiak Bye  Zhang L (CHN)
L 8-15
Did not advance
Sylwia Grucha?a
Magdalena Mroczkiewicz
Ma?gorzata Wojtkowiak
Team foil N/A  United States (USA)
L 30-31
Classification semi-final
 Germany (GER)
L 27-32
7th place final
 Egypt (EGY)
W 45-14
7
Bogna Jó?wiak Individual sabre Bye  Benitez (VEN)
W 15-11
 Zagunis (USA)
L 13-15
Did not advance
Aleksandra Socha Bye  Khomrova (UKR)
L 11-15
Did not advance
Irena Wi?ckowska  Byrne (IRL)
W 15-8
 Nechaeva (RUS)
W 15-12
 Bao Yy (CHN)
L 6-15
Did not advance
Bogna Jó?wiak
Aleksandra Socha
Irena Wi?ckowska
Team sabre N/A  China (CHN)
L 25-45
Classification semi-final
 Canada (CAN)
W 45-44
5th place final
 Russia (RUS)
W 36-45
6

Gymnastics

Artistic

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Leszek Blanik Vault N/A 16.587 N/A 16.587 3 Q N/A 16.537 N/A 16.537 1st, gold medalist(s)
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Marta Pihan All-around 14.125 13.625 14.375 13.525 55.650 46 Did not advance

Rhythmic

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Rope Hoop Clubs Ribbon Total Rank Rope Hoop Clubs Ribbon Total Rank
Joanna Mitrosz Individual 15.950 16.250 16.025 16.000 64.225 16 Did not advance

Handball

Men's tournament

Roster

The following is the Poland roster in the men's handball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[5][6]

Head coach: Bogdan Wenta

No. Pos. Name Date of birth (age) Height App. Goals Club
1 GK S?awomir Szmal (1978-10-02)2 October 1978 (aged 29) 1.90 m 140 1 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
2 CB Bart?omiej Jaszka (1983-06-16)16 June 1983 (aged 25) 1.84 m 45 49 Germany Füchse Berlin
3 RB Krzysztof Lijewski (1983-07-07)7 July 1983 (aged 25) 1.98 m 62 100 Germany HSV Handball
5 LW Mateusz Jachlewski (1984-12-27)27 December 1984 (aged 23) 1.82 m 62 152 Poland Vive Targi Kielce
6 CB Grzegorz Tkaczyk (1980-12-22)22 December 1980 (aged 27) 1.94 m 115 435 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
8 LB Karol Bielecki (1982-01-23)23 January 1982 (aged 26) 2.02 m 106 510 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
9 P Artur Siódmiak (1975-10-07)7 October 1975 (aged 32) 1.92 m 75 74 Germany TuS Nettelstedt
13 P Bartosz Jurecki (1979-01-31)31 January 1979 (aged 29) 1.93 m 83 273 Germany SC Magdeburg
14 RW Mariusz Jurasik (1976-05-04)4 May 1976 (aged 32) 1.92 m 151 551 Germany Rhein-Neckar Löwen
15 LB Micha? Jurecki (1984-10-24)24 October 1984 (aged 23) 2.02 m 59 103 Germany TuS Nettelstedt
16 GK Marcin Wichary (1980-02-17)17 February 1980 (aged 28) 1.93 m 60 0 Poland Wis?a P?ock
19 LW Tomasz T?uczy?ski (1979-04-19)19 April 1979 (aged 29) 1.82 m 49 179 Germany TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
22 RB Marcin Lijewski (1977-09-21)21 September 1977 (aged 30) 1.97 m 183 558 Germany SG Flensburg-Handewitt
28 RW Pawe? Piwko (1982-10-07)7 October 1982 (aged 25) 1.88 m 0 0 Poland Chrobry G?ogów
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Team
Pld W D L GF GA GD Points
 France 5 4 1 0 148 115 +33 9
 Poland 5 3 1 1 147 128 +19 7
 Croatia 5 3 0 2 140 115 +25 6
 Spain 5 3 0 2 152 145 +7 6
 Brazil 5 1 0 4 129 153 -24 2
 China 5 0 0 5 104 164 -60 0
10 August 2008
19:00
Poland  33 - 19  China Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Karbaschi, Kolahdouzan (IRI)
Jurasik 8 (21-10) five players 3
Yellow card 3×Suspension Report Yellow card 3×Suspension
12 August 2008
15:45
Spain  30 - 29  Poland Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Chernega, Poladenko (RUS)
Rocas 7 (16-17) Jurasik, Lijewski 4
Yellow card 1×Suspension Report Yellow card 5×Suspension
14 August 2008
10:45
Poland  28 - 25  Brazil Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Karbaschi, Kolahdouzan (IRI)
Jurecki, T?uczy?ski 6 (14-15) Ribeiro 7
Yellow card 2×Suspension Report Yellow card 5×Suspension
16 August 2008
19:00
Croatia  24 - 27  Poland Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Gjeding, Hansen (DEN)
D?omba 7 (12-13) T?uczy?ski 7
Yellow card 2×Suspension Report Yellow card 2×Suspension
18 August 2008
20:45
Poland  30 - 30  France Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Liudowyk, Vakula (UKR)
Jurecki 7 (16-13) Karabati? 8
Yellow card 2×Suspension Report Yellow card 3×Suspension
Quarterfinal
20 August 2008
14:15
Poland  30 - 32  Iceland Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Bord, Buy (FRA)
Jachlewski, Tkaczyk 6 (19-14) Petersson 6
Yellow card 8×Suspension 1×Red card Report Yellow card 3×Suspension
Classification semifinal
22 August 2008
14:15
Poland  29 - 26  South Korea Beijing National Indoor Stadium
Referees: Canbro, Claesson (SWE)
Jurasik 7 (15-14) Yoon Kyung-shin 6
Yellow card 3×Suspension Report Yellow card 5×Suspension
5th-6th place
24 August 2008
10:15
Russia  28 - 29  Poland Beijing National Indoor Stadium
Referees: Karbaschi, Kolahdouzan (IRI)
Kokcharov 10 (15-14) Jurasik 6
Yellow card 5×Suspension Report Yellow card 4×Suspension

Judo

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Tomasz Adamiec -66 kg Bye  Miresmaeili (IRI)
L 0000-0001
Did not advance
Krzysztof Wi?komirski -73 kg N/A  Ze?onijs (LAT)
W 0020-0010
 Dashdavaa (MGL)
L 0010-0012
Did not advance
Robert Krawczyk -81 kg Bye  Jago (RSA)
W 0120-0000
 Kim J-B (KOR)
L 0001-1100
Did not advance  Shundzikau (BLR)
W 0011-0010
 Neto (POR)
W 1000-0000
 Nyamkhüü (MGL)
L 0001-1010
Did not advance
Przemys?aw Matyjaszek -100 kg N/A  Shao N (CHN)
W 1101-0000
 Costa (ARG)
W 1001-0000
 Grol (NED)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance Bye  Corrêa (BRA)
W 1000-0000
 Hadfi (HUN)
W 0011-0010
 Miraliyev (AZE)
L 0001-0110
5
Janusz Wojnarowicz +100 kg Bye  Makhgal (MGL)
W 1000-0000
 Tangriev (UZB)
L 0000-0010
Did not advance  Tölzer (GER)
L 0010-0100
Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Katarzyna Pi?ocik -70 kg Bye  Rousey (USA)
L 0000-1000
Did not advance
Urszula Sadkowska +78 kg  Issanova (KAZ)
L 0010-0101
Did not advance

Modern pentathlon

Athlete Event Shooting
(10 m air pistol)
Fencing
(épée one touch)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Riding
(show jumping)
Running
(3000 m)
Total points Final rank
Points Rank MP Points Results Rank MP points Time Rank MP points Penalties Rank MP points Time Rank MP Points
Marcin Horbacz Men's 185 8 1156 14-21 29 736 2:03.52 10 1320 112 11 1088 9:49.27 28 1044 5344 13
Bartosz Majewski 176 28 1048 18-17 13 832 2:09.14 26 1252 300 24 900 9:15.71 4 1180 5212 22
Paulina Boenisz Women's 183 10 1132 21-14 =9 904 2:24.08 27 1192 104 20 1096 10:20.95 6 1240 5564 6
Sylwia Czwojdzi?ska 174 26 1024 21-14 =9 904 2:18.76 16 1256 160 27 1040 10:52.41 20 1112 5336 17

Rowing

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jaros?aw Godek
Piotr Hojka
Pair 7:01.90 4 R 6:44.19 5 FC Bye 6:53.68 14
Micha? Jeli?ski
Marek Kolbowicz
Adam Korol
Konrad Wasielewski
Quadruple sculls 5:38.76 1 SA/B Bye 5:51.29 1 FA 5:41.33 1st, gold medalist(s)
Mi?osz Bernatajtys
Bart?omiej Pawe?czak
?ukasz Paw?owski
Pawe? Ra?da
Lightweight four 5:52.06 3 SA/B Bye 6:06.60 1 FA 5:49.39 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Patryk Brzezi?ski
Piotr Buchalski
Miko?aj Burda
Wojciech Gutorski
Rafa? Hejmej
Sebastian Kosiorek
S?awomir Kruszkowski
Micha? Stawowski
Daniel Trojanowski
Eight 5:34.95 2 R 5:42.92 4 FA N/A 5:31.42 5
Women
Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Julia Michalska Single sculls 7:41.16 2 QF 7:31.90 2 SA/B 7:38.04 3 FA 7:43.44 6

Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

Sailing

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Przemys?aw Miarczy?ski RS:X 17 21 27 20 15 2 7 1 15 18 EL 116 16
Maciej Grabowski Laser 9 19 22 18 16 23 32 20 4 CAN EL 131 16
Patryk Piasecki
Kacper Ziemi?ski
470 20 9 20 23 17 16 8 24 23 15 EL 151 19
Mateusz Kusznierewicz
Dominik ?ycki
Star 5 6 8 2 10 9 3 5 9 13 2 59 4
Women
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Zofia Klepacka RS:X 17 16 17 5 4 2 1 1 3 17 16 82 7
Katarzyna Szoty?ska Laser Radial 5 21 11 24 21 5 2 20 12 CAN 12 109 9
Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 M*
Rafa? Szukiel Finn 3 2 19 12 10 14 22 12 CAN CAN N/A 10 82 10
Marcin Czajkowski
Krzysztof Kierkowski
49er 19 15 6 12 15 14 18 18 16 9 19 6 CAN CAN CAN EL 147 16

M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated - did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled

Shooting

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Wojciech Knapik 10 m air pistol 577 24 Did not advance
50 m pistol 543 39 Did not advance
Robert Kraskowski 10 m air rifle 589 33 Did not advance
50 m rifle prone 591 25 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 1156 33 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Points Rank Points Rank
Sylwia Bogacka 10 m air rifle 397 7 Q 495.7 8
50 m rifle 3 positions 582 10 Did not advance
Miros?awa Sagun-Lewandowska 10 m air pistol 384 7 Q 481.3 5
25 m pistol 574 30 Did not advance
Agnieszka Staro? 10 m air rifle 393 25 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 581 11 Did not advance
S?awomira Szpek 10 m air pistol 378 30 Did not advance
25 m pistol 575 27 Did not advance

Swimming

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
?ukasz G?sior 200 m freestyle 1:49.25 34 Did not advance
Maciej Hreniak 1500 m freestyle 15:16.16 24 N/A Did not advance
Bartosz Kizierowski 50 m freestyle 22.15 15 Q 22.12 15 Did not advance
Pawe? Korzeniowski 400 m freestyle 3:48.78 22 N/A Did not advance
200 m butterfly 1:55.21 5 Q 1:55.35 8 Q 1:54.60 6
Mateusz Sawrymowicz 1500 m freestyle 14:50.30 9 N/A Did not advance
Przemys?aw Sta?czyk 400 m freestyle 3:48.11 19 N/A Did not advance
?ukasz Wójt 200 m individual medley 2:01.54 26 Did not advance
?ukasz G?sior
Micha? Rokicki
Przemys?aw Sta?czyk
?ukasz Wójt
4 × 200 m freestyle relay 7:18.09 14 N/A Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Katarzyna Baranowska 200 m individual medley 2:12.47 9 Q 2:12.13 NR 7 Q 2:13.36 8
400 m individual medley 4:36.95 NR 9 N/A Did not advance
Paulina Barzycka 200 m freestyle 2:00.92 32 Did not advance
Otylia J?drzejczak 400 m freestyle 4:05.50 9 N/A Did not advance
100 m butterfly 58.53 17 Did not advance
200 m butterfly 2:06.91 5 Q 2:06.78 4 Q 2:07.02 4
Agata Ewa Korc 50 m freestyle 25.14 NR 17 Did not advance
100 m freestyle 55.14 NR 20 Did not advance
Zuzanna Mazurek 100 m backstroke 1:02.77 NR 36 Did not advance
200 m backstroke 2:12.46 NR 21 Did not advance
Karolina Szczepaniak 800 m freestyle 9:08.87 35 N/A Did not advance
Katarzyna Baranowska
Paulina Barzycka
Katarzyna Wilk
Karolina Szczepaniak
4 × 200 m freestyle relay 8:07.40 15 N/A Did not advance

Table tennis

Singles
Athlete Event Preliminary round Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Lucjan B?aszczyk Men's singles Bye  Saka (CGO)
W 4-0
 Korbel (CZE)
W 4-2
 Wang Lq (CHN)
L 0-4
Did not advance
Xu Jie Women's singles Bye  Xian Y F (FRA)
L 3-4
Did not advance
Li Qian Bye  Kostromina (BLR)
L 2-4
Did not advance
Team
Athlete Event Group round Semifinals Bronze playoff 1 Bronze playoff 2 Bronze medal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Xu Jie
Li Qian
Natalia Partyka
Women's team Group C
 Hong Kong (HKG)
L 0-3
 Romania (ROU)
L 2-3
 Germany (GER)
W 3-1
3 Did not advance

Tennis

Athlete Event Round of 64 Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / BM
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Mariusz Fyrstenberg
Marcin Matkowski
Men's doubles N/A  Yu Xy /
Zeng Sx (CHN)
W 6-3, 6-4
 Damm /
Vízner (CZE)
W 1-6, 7-6(7-3), 7-5
 Aspelin /
Johansson (SWE)
L 6-7(5-7), 4-6
Did not advance
Marta Domachowska Women's singles  Pironkova (BUL)
L 3-6, 4-6
Did not advance
Agnieszka Radwa?ska  Chan Y-J (TPE)
W 6-1, 7-6(8-6)
 Schiavone (ITA)
L 3-6, 6-7(6-8)
Did not advance
Marta Domachowska
Agnieszka Radwa?ska
Women's doubles N/A  A Bondarenko /
K Bondarenko (UKR)
L 3-6, 2-6
Did not advance
Klaudia Jans
Alicja Rosolska
N/A  Davenport /
Huber (USA)
L 2-6, 1-6
Did not advance

Triathlon

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Marek Jaskó?ka Men's 18:55 0:29 Lapped
Maria Cze?nik Women's 20:02 0:30 1:06:58 0:37 38:05 2:06:12.02 35
Ewa Dederko 21:02 0:29 1:05:24 0:32 37:42 2:05:09.85 30

Volleyball

Indoor

Poland entered a team in both the men's and the women's tournament. The men's team won four out of five matches in the group play, finishing third in the group, and advancing to the quarterfinals, where they lost over five sets to Italy. Their final ranking was tied for 5th place. The women's team managed to win only one match in the group play, finishing fifth in the group, and failing to advance further in the tournament. Their final ranking was tied for 9th place.

Men's tournament

Roster

The following is the Polish roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[7]

No Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2008 club
2 Micha? Winiarski 28 September 1983 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 335 cm (132 in) Italy Itas Diatec Trentino
3 Piotr Gruszka 8 March 1977 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Turkey Arkas Izmir
4 Daniel Pli?ski 10 December 1978 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in) Poland Skra Be?chatów
5 Pawe? Zagumny 18 October 1977 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 336 cm (132 in) 317 cm (125 in) Poland AZS Olsztyn
8 Marcin Wika 9 November 1983 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 335 cm (132 in) 310 cm (120 in) Poland Asseco Resovia
10 Mariusz Wlaz?y 4 August 1983 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 362 cm (143 in) 343 cm (135 in) Poland Skra Be?chatów
11 ?ukasz Kadziewicz 20 September 1980 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 335 cm (132 in) Poland Trefl Gda?sk
12 Pawe? Woicki 29 June 1983 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 300 cm (120 in) Poland Asseco Resovia
13 Sebastian ?widerski 26 June 1977 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 354 cm (139 in) 325 cm (128 in) Italy Lube Banca Marche
14 Krzysztof Gierczy?ski 23 January 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 324 cm (128 in) Poland Asseco Resovia
16 Krzysztof Ignaczak 15 May 1978 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 315 cm (124 in) Poland Asseco Resovia
18 Marcin Mo?d?onek 9 February 1985 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 335 cm (132 in) Poland AZS Olsztyn
Group play
 
Pts Matches Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Brazil 9 4 1 427 373 1.145 13 4 3.250
2  Russia 9 4 1 496 447 1.110 14 7 2.000
3  Poland 9 4 1 434 404 1.074 12 6 2.000
4  Serbia 7 2 3 440 439 1.002 9 10 0.900
5  Germany 6 1 4 418 440 0.950 6 12 0.500
6  Egypt 5 0 5 267 379 0.704 0 15 0.000
10 August 2008
22:20
Poland  3-0  Germany Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 5,700
Referees: Frans Loderus (NED), Massimo Menghini (ITA)
(25-17, 33-31, 25-20)
result statistics
12 August 2008
13:00
Egypt  0-3  Poland Beijing Institute of Technology Gymnasium, Beijing
Attendance: 3,000
Referees: Mohammad Shahmiri (IRI), Patricia Salvatore (USA)
(21-25, 18-25, 10-25)
result statistics
14 August 2008
15:05
Poland  3-1  Serbia Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 7,000
Referees: Umit Sokullu (TUR), Patrick Deregnaucourt (FRA)
(31-29, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21)
result statistics
16 August 2008
20:00
Brazil  3-0  Poland Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 12,500
Referees: Kun-Tae Kim (KOR), Osamu Sakaide (JPN)
(30-28, 25-19, 25-19)
result statistics
18 August 2008
12:30
Poland  3-2  Russia Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 12,000
Referees: Frans Loderus (NED), Frank Leuthauser (GER)
(17-25, 26-24, 24-26, 25-23, 15-12)
result statistics
Quarterfinal
20 August 2008
12:15
Italy  3-2  Poland Capital Indoor Stadium, Beijing
Attendance: 8,000
Referees: Umit Sokullu (TUR), Patrick Deregnaucourt (FRA)
(25-19, 25-22, 18-25, 26-28, 17-15)
result statistics

Women's tournament

Roster

The following is the Polish roster in the women's volleyball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics.[8]

No Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2008 club
1 Katarzyna Skowro?ska 30 June 1983 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 296 cm (117 in) Italy Asystel Novara
2 Mariola Zenik 3 July 1982 1.74 m (5 ft 9 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Poland Muszynianka Muszyna
4 Katarzyna Gajga? 21 September 1981 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 287 cm (113 in) Poland BKS Bielsko-Bia?a
6 Anna Podolec 30 October 1985 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 71 kg (157 lb) 318 cm (125 in) 305 cm (120 in) Russia Balakovskaia AES Balakovo
7 Ma?gorzata Glinka 30 September 1978 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 303 cm (119 in) Spain Grupo 2002 Murcia
9 Agnieszka Bednarek 20 February 1986 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 70 kg (150 lb) 309 cm (122 in) 292 cm (115 in) Poland PTPS Nafta Gaz Pi?a
11 Anna Bara?ska 15 May 1984 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 308 cm (121 in) 292 cm (115 in) Poland Winiary Kalisz
12 Milena Sadurek 18 October 1984 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in) 65 kg (143 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 295 cm (116 in) Poland BKS Bielsko-Bia?a
13 Milena Rosner 4 January 1980 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 67 kg (148 lb) 307 cm (121 in) 292 cm (115 in) Italy Foppapedretti Bergamo
14 Maria Liktoras 20 February 1975 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 312 cm (123 in) 302 cm (119 in) Russia Dynamo Moscow
17 Joanna Kaczor 16 September 1984 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 64 kg (141 lb) 305 cm (120 in) 290 cm (110 in) Poland Impel Gwardia
18 Katarzyna Skorupa 16 September 1984 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 69 kg (152 lb) 302 cm (119 in) 296 cm (117 in) Poland PTPS Pi?a
Group play
Qualified for the quarterfinals
Eliminated
 
Pts Matches Points Sets
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1  Cuba 10 5 0 426 371 1.148 15 3 5.000
2  United States 9 4 1 459 441 1.041 12 9 1.333
3  China 8 3 2 467 395 1.182 13 7 1.857
4  Japan 7 2 3 381 389 0.979 7 11 0.636
5  Poland 6 1 4 441 445 0.991 9 12 0.750
6  Venezuela 5 0 5 262 395 0.663 1 15 0.067
9 August 2008
14:30
Poland  1-3  Cuba Capital Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 14,000
Referees: Kim Kun-Tae (South Korea), Janpen Jirakakul (Thailand)
(25-21, 17-25, 20-25, 17-25)
result statistics
11 August 2008
20:00
China  3-1  Poland Capital Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 12,000
Referees: Victor Manuel Rodriguez (Puerto Rico), Francisco de Souza (Brazil)
(22-25, 25-15, 25-20, 25-22)
result statistics
13 August 2008
22:30
Poland  2-3  Japan Capital Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 5,400
Referees: Humberto Salas (Mexico), Francisco de Souza (Brazil)
(21-25, 20-25, 25-18, 25-23, 11-15)
result statistics
15 August 2008
12:30
Venezuela  0-3  Poland Capital Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 11,000
Referees: Janpen Jirakakul (Thailand), Humberto Salas (Mexico)
(12-25, 12-25, 20-25)
result statistics
17 August 2008
12:30
Poland  2-3  United States Capital Indoor Stadium
Attendance: 11,000
Referees: Ibrahim al-Naama (Qatar), Francisco de Souza (Brazil)
(25-18, 21-25, 25-19, 19-25, 13-15)
result statistics

Weightlifting

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Krzysztof Szramiak -77 kg 161 6 191 9 352 8
Bart?omiej Bonk -94 kg 175 8 211 DNF 175 DNF
Szymon Ko?ecki 179 2 224 1 403 1st, gold medalist(s)
Marcin Doga -105 kg 195 2 225 6 420 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Robert Doga 184 5 221 8 405 7
Grzegorz Kleszcz +105 kg 185 8 234 5 419 7
Women
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Marzena Karpi?ska -48 kg 79 7 92 7 171 7
Marieta Gotfryd -58 kg 90 9 110 9 200 9
Aleksandra Klejnowska 95 6 120 5 215 6
Dominika Misterska -63 kg 94 10 117 10 211 10

Wrestling

Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Krystian Brzozowski -74 kg  Gitinov (KGZ)
L 1-3 PP
Did not advance 16
Rados?aw Horbik -84 kg  Yazdani (IRI)
L 0-3 PO
Did not advance 16
Mateusz Gucman -96 kg  Gazyumov (AZE)
L 0-3 PO
Did not advance 17
Bart?omiej Bartnicki -120 kg  Liang L (CHN)
L 0-3 PO
Did not advance 12
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Julian Kwit -74 kg Bye  Mikhalovich (BLR)
L 1-3 PP
Did not advance 13
Artur Michalkiewicz -84 kg  Abrahamian (SWE)
L 1-3 PP
Did not advance 16
Marek Mikulski -120 kg  Sjöberg (SWE)
L 1-3 PP
Did not advance 12
Women's freestyle
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Monika Michalik -63 kg Bye  Khilko (BLR)
W 5-0 VT
 Legrand (FRA)
L 1-3 PP
Did not advance 8
Agnieszka Wieszczek -72 kg N/A  Ali (CMR)
W 3-0 PO
 Schätzle (GER)
W 3-1 PP
 Zlateva (BUL)
L 0-3 PO
Bye  Unda (ESP)
W 3-1 PP
3rd, bronze medalist(s)

See also

References

  1. ^ "First Olympic delegation arrives in Beijing", Xinhua, July 27, 2008
  2. ^ "Natalia: Paralympic AND Olympic athlete" Archived 2012-09-06 at Archive.today, official website of the 2012 London Olympics, June 18, 2008
  3. ^ "Blonska thrown out of long jump". BBC Sport. 2008-08-21. Retrieved .
  4. ^ IOC takes decision on three doping cases
  5. ^ "Poland men's handball team roster". NBC Olympics. 2 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Men's Handball Team Roster - Poland (POL)" (PDF). 2008 Beijing. LA84 Foundation. 1 February 2013. p. 2494.
  7. ^ "Poland men's volleyball team roster". Beijing 2008. FIVB. Retrieved 2017.
  8. ^ 2008 Official Results Part Two: Hockey - Wrestling, LA84 Foundation.

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