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Poland at the 1968 Summer Olympics

MedalistsEdit

GoldEdit

SilverEdit

BronzeEdit

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Andrzej Badeński 400 m 45.52 1 Q 45.60 2 Q 45.50 3 Q 45.42 7
Jan Balachowski 400 m 46.23 2 Q 46.33 5 Did not advance
Roland Brehmer 5000 m 15:13.8 10 Did not advance
10000 m DNS Did not advance
Jan Cych 3000 m steeplechase 9:50.78 11 N/A Did not advance
Marian Dudziak 100 m 10.46 3 Q 10.32 5 Did not advance
Jerzy Maluśki 1500 m 3:54.83 9 Did not advance
Wiesław Maniak 100 m 10.49 4 Did not advance
Zenon Nowosz 100 m 10.57 5 Did not advance
Edward Romanowski 200 m 20:95 3 Q 20:85 3 Q 20:80 6 Did not advance
Mieczysław Rutyna 20 km walk N/A 1:47:29 26
50 km walk N/A 4:58:03.8 22
Henryk Szordykowski 800 m 1:47.48 2 Q N/A DNS Did not advance
1500 m 3:59.34 3 Q N/A 3:54.24 4 Q 3:46.69 7
Wilhelm Weistand 400 m hurdles 50.7 5 Did not advance
Jan Werner 400 m 45.97 1 Q 45.63 1 Q 45.75 5 Did not advance
Wiesław Maniak
Edward Romanowski
Zenon Nowosz
Marian Dudziak
4×100 m relay 40.27 3 Q N/A 38.99 4 Q 39.22 8
Stanisław Grędziński
Jan Balachowski
Jan Werner
Andrzej Badeński
4×400 m relay 3:03.02 1 Q N/A 3:00.58 4
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Lech Gajdziński Discus throw 54.92 18 Did not advance
Jan Jaskólski Triple jump 16.04 14 Did not advance
Władysław Komar Shot Put 19.09 9 Q 19.28 6
Władysław Nikiciuk Javelin throw 81.00 8 Q 85.70 4
Edmund Piątkowski Discus throw 58.24 12 Q 59.40 7
Janusz Sidło Javelin throw 80.12 10 Q 80.58 7
Andrzej Stalmach Long jump 7.70 15 Q 7.94 8
Józef Szmidt Triple jump 16.19 11 Q 16.89 7
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Danuta Straszyńska 80 m hurdles 10.7 3 Q N/A 10.5 3 Q 10.6 6
Teresa Sukniewicz 10.7 2 Q N/A 10.9 6 Did not advance
Irena Szewińska 100 m 11.3 1 Q 11.1 1 Q 11.3 1 Q 11.1  
200 m 23.2 1 Q N/A 23.2 3 Q 22.5 WR  
Elżbieta Żebrowska 80 m hurdles 10.8 2Q N/A 10.6 4 Q 10.6 7
Danuta Straszyńska
Mirosława Sarna
Urszula Jóźwik
Irena Szewińska
4×100 m relay 53.00 7 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Daniela Jaworska Javelin throw N/A 56.06 5
Lucyna Krawcewicz N/A 51.54 12
Mirosława Sarna Long jump 6.44 5 Q 6.47 5
Irena Szewińska 6.19 16 Did not advance

BasketballEdit

Preliminary RoundEdit

Group BEdit

Qualified for the semifinals
Team W L PF PA PD Pts
  Soviet Union 7 0 642 408 +234 14
  Brazil 6 1 561 418 +143 13
  Mexico 5 2 493 443 +50 12
  Poland 4 3 473 504 −31 11
  Bulgaria 3 4 456 478 −22 10
  Cuba 2 5 514 532 −18 9
  South Korea 1 6 453 530 −77 8
  Morocco 0 7 355 634 −279 7

13 October

14 October

15 October

16 October

18 October

19 October

20 October

19 October

20 October

Classification bracketsEdit

5th–8th PlaceEdit

22 October

5th-6th PlaceEdit

25 October

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Hubert Skrzypczak Light Flyweight N/A   Mohamed Sohem  (EGY)
W 5-0
  Tahar Aziz (MAR)
W 4-1
  Joseph Donovan (AUS)
W 3-2
  Jee Yong-Ju (KOR)
W 1-4
Did not advance  
Artur Olech Flyweight N/A BYE   Constantin Ciuca (ROU)
W 3-2
  Nikolay Novikov  (URS)
W TKO
  Leo Rwabwogo  (UGA)
W 3-2
  Ricardo Delgado (MEX)
L 0-5
 
Jan Gałązka Bantamweight BYE   Domingo Casco Catalina (ARG)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Jan Wadas Featherweight N/A   Ivan Mihailov (BUL)
L 1-4
Did not advance
Józef Grudzień Lightweight   Su-Lung Ho (TPE)
W 5-0
  Roberto Caminero Perez (CUB)
W 5-0
  Anthony Quinn (IRL)
W 4-1
  Enzo Petriglia (ITA)
W 5-0
  Zvonimir Vujin  (YUG)
W 5-0
  Ronnie Harris (USA)
L 0-5
 
Jerzy Kulej Light-Welterweight BYE   János Kajdi (HUN)
W 3-2
  Gianbattista Capretti (ITA)
W 4-1
  Peter Tiepold  (GDR)
W 3-2
  Arto Nilsson (FIN)
W 5-0
  Enrique Regüeiferos (CUB)
W 3-2
 
Marian Kasprzyk Welterweight BYE   Armando Muniz (USA)
L 1-4
Did not advance
Witold Stachurski Light Middleweight N/A   Janos Covaci (ROU)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Wiesław Rudkowski Middleweight N/A BYE   Charles Amos (GUY)
W RSC
  Aleksei Kiselyov (URS)
L 0-5
Did not advance 5
Stanislaw Dragan Light Heavyweight N/A BYE   Jorge Clemente (PUR)
W WO
  Walter Facchinetti (ITA)
W 4-1
  Ion Monea (ROU)
L 1-4
Did not advance  
Lucjan Trela Heavyweight N/A   George Foreman (USA)
L 1-4
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

SprintEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Władysław Szuszkiewicz K-1 1000 m 4:03.4 1 Q BYE 4:05.72 1 Q 4:06.36 4
Ewald Janusz
Rafal Piszcz
Władysław Zieliński
Ryszard Marchlik
K-4 1000 m 3:21.7 3 Q BYE 3:21.29 3 Q 3:22.10 8
Women
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stanisława Szydłowska K-1 500 m 2:12.1 5 q 2:15.32 4 Did not advance
Izabella Antonowicz
Jadwiga Doering
K-2 500 m 2:06.8 5 q 2:03.48 1 Q 2:04.20 9

CyclingEdit

Ten cyclists represented Poland in 1968.

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Marian Kegel Men's road race 4:44:00 10
Kazimierz Jasiński 5:08:25 59
Zygmunt Hanusik 5:20:59 62
Zenon Czechowski DNF
Andrzej Bławdzin
Zenon Czechowski
Jan Magiera
Marian Kegel
Team time trial 2:14:40.98 6

TrackEdit

1000m time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Janusz Kierzkowski Men's 1000m time trial 1:04.63  
Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Rajmund Zieliński Men's individual pursuit 4:46.03 10 N/A Did not advance 10
Wojciech Matusiak
Janusz Kierzkowski
Wacław Latocha
Rajmund Zieliński
Team pursuit N/A   Czechoslovakia (TCH)
L 4:23.77 Q
  West Germany (FRG)
L 4:38.91
Did not advance 5

DivingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total Rank
Jerzy Kowalewski 3 m springboard 79.97 21 Did not advance
10 m platform 85.08 22 Did not advance
Wlodzimierz Mejsak 10 m platform 89.41 13 Did not advance
Jakub Puchow 3 m springboard 88.65 15 Did not advance
10 m platform 85.14 21 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total Rank
Bogusława Pietkiewicz 3 m springboard 76.45 20 Did not advance
10 m platform 49.53 4 Q 45.56 8 95.09 5
Elżbieta Wierniuk 3 m springboard 87.62 9 Q 34.80 12 122.42 11
10 m platform 47.26 15 Did not advance

EquestrianEdit

Show jumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Marian Kozicki Braz Individual 28.00 35 Did not advance
Antoni Pacyński Cyrrus 37.25 38 Did not advance
Piotr Wawryniuk Farys 52.75 39 Did not advance
Marian Kozicki
Antoni Pacyński
Piotr Wawryniuk
See above Team 123.50 12 223,25 11

FencingEdit

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented Poland in 1968.

MenEdit

IndividualEdit

TeamEdit

Athlete Event Elimination round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Henryk Nielaba
Michał Butkiewicz
Bogdan Gonsior
Bohdan Andrzejewski
Kazimierz Barburski
Team épée   Argentina (ARG)
W 16-0
  Canada (CAN)
W 10-6
  East Germany (GDR)
W 9-7
1 Q   France (FRA)
W 9-7
  Hungary (HUN)
L 5-9
  Germany (GER)
W 9-6
 
Witold Woyda
Zbigniew Skrudlik
Ryszard Parulski
Egon Franke
Adam Lisewski
Team foil   Venezuela (VEN)
W 10-6
  Argentina (ARG)
W 11-5
  Hungary (HUN)
W 9-4
1 Q   Germany (GER)
W 9-4
  France (FRA)
L 7-9
  Romania (ROU)
W 9-3
 
Emil Ochyra
Jerzy Pawłowski
Józef Nowara
Franciszek Sobczak
Zygmunt Kawecki
Team sabre   Cuba (CUB)
W 13-3
  France (FRA)
L 7-9
2 Q   France (FRA)
L 2-9
  Great Britain (GBR)
W 9-2
  United States (USA)
W 9-5
5

WomenEdit

IndividualEdit

TeamEdit

Athlete Event Elimination round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Halina Balon
Kamilla Składanowska
Elżbieta Franke-Cymerman
Elżbieta Pawlas
Wanda Fukała-Kaczmarczyk
Team foil   Soviet Union (URS)
L 4-12
  Romania (ROU)
L 10-6
3 Did not advance 7

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Men
Athlete Event Final Standings Apparatus Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Andrzej Gonera All-around 17.80 17.95 18.30 18.25 18.55 18.40 109.25 38 Did not advance
Jerzy Kruża All-around 17.85 18.10 17.70 18.15 18.10 18.25 108.15 53 Did not advance
Mikołaj Kubica All-around 18.50 19.00 18.75 18.70 19.05 18.80 112.80 13 Did not advance
Sylwester Kubica All-around 18.45 18.40 17.80 18.05 18.70 18.40 109.80 31 Did not advance
Wilhelm Kubica All-around 18.55 19.10 Q 18.60 18.55 19.15 19.20 113.15 11 N/A 19.15 Did not advance 19.15 4
Aleksander Rokosa All-around 18.00 17.55 18.25 18.40 18.40 18.25 108.85 44 Did not advance
Andrzej Gonera
Jerzy Kruża
Mikołaj Kubica
Sylwester Kubica
Wilhelm Kubica
Aleksander Rokosa
Team all-around 91.45 92.55 91.85 92.20 93.85 93.50 555.40 5 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Final Standings Apparatus Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Małgorzata Chojnacka All-around 17.60 16.75 17.35 15.65 67.35 82 Did not advance
Halina Daniec All-around 17.75 17.70 17.80 15.95 69.20 67 Did not advance
Wiesława Lech All-around 17.95 17.55 18.05 18.00 71.55 42 Did not advance
Łucja Ochmańska All-around 18.00 18.05 17.90 17.80 71.75 40 Did not advance
Grażyna Witkowska All-around 18.00 17.40 18.10 16.80 70.30 55 Did not advance
Barbara Zięba All-around 17.65 17.90 17.65 17.55 70.75 46 Did not advance
Małgorzata Chojnacka
Halina Daniec
Wiesława Lech
Łucja Ochmańska
Grażyna Witkowska
Barbara Zięba
Team all-around 89.40 88.60 89.75 86.10 353.85 10 N/A

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Zdzislaw Bromek Single sculls 8:06.61 5 R 7:48.68 3 Q 8:13.92 6 FB 7:45.48 7
Jerzy Broniec
Alfons Ślusarski
Coxless pair 7:45.51 3 R 7:35.81 3 Q 7:40.10 6 FB 7:22.89 8

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Andrzej Zawieja Finn 6 17 19 10 25 11 17 115.7 12
Andrzej Iwiński
Ludwik Raczyński
Flying Dutchman 20 18 24 25 25 17 26 165 24

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Józef Klukowski 100 metre breaststroke 1:11.0 22 Q 1:10.9 18 Did not advance
200 metre breaststroke 2:41.6 25 Did not advance
Jacek Krawczyk 200 metre butterfly 2:22.1 24 Did not advance
200 metre medley 2:23.8 25 Did not advance
400 metre medley 5:15.1 22 Did not advance
Zbigniew Pacelt 200 metre freestyle 2:06.3 33 Did not advance
200 metre medley 2:23.3 23 Did not advance
400 metre medley 5:18.6 25 Did not advance
Władysław Wojtakajtis 200 metre freestyle 2:06.0 31 Did not advance
400 metre freestyle 4:31.1 19 Did not advance
1500 metre freestyle 18:32.4 18 Did not advance

VolleyballEdit

Women's Team Competition
  • Round Robin
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
13 Oct Poland   3–2   South Korea    
14 Oct Soviet Union   3–0   Poland    
16 Oct Poland   3–0   United States    
19 Oct Poland   3–2   Mexico    
20 Oct Japan   3–0   Poland    
24 Oct Poland   3–0   Czechoslovakia    
25 Oct Poland   3–1   Peru    

  PolandEdit

  Bronze Medal

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Military Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Henryk Trębicki 56 kg 115.0 3 107.5 1 135 4 357.5  
Jan Wojnowski 60 kg 117.5 5 115 3 150 2 382.5 4
Mieczysław Nowak 117.5 5 110 6 147.5 4 375 5
Waldemar Baszanowski 67,5 kg 135 1 135 1 OR 167.5 1 OR 437.5 OR  
Marian Zieliński 135 1 125 4 160 4 420  
Norbert Ozimek 82,5 kg 150 3 140 4 182.5 3 472.5  
Marek Gołąb 90 kg 165 2 145 4 185 5 495  

WrestlingEdit

Men's freestyle
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Final round
Result
Rank
Zbigniew Żedzicki −57 kg   Horst Mayer (GDR)
W P
  Marco Terán (ECU)
W T 2:10
  Yojiro Uetake (JPN)
L P
  Bazaryn Sükhbaatar (MGL)
W P
  Ivan Shavov (BUL)
W P
Did not advance 6
Tadeusz Godyń −63 kg   Tsedendambyn Natsagdorj (MGL)
L P
  Yelkan Tedeyev (URS)
L T 9:04
Did not advance 17
Janusz Pająk −70 kg   Aka-Jahan Dastagir (AFG)
W P
  Severino Aguilar Fruto (PAN)
W T 1:14
  Iwao Horiuchi (JPN)
L P
  Wayne Wells (USA)
L P
Did not advance 9
Jan Wypiórczyk −87 kg   Shigeru Endo (JPN)
W E
  Boris Michail Gurevich (URS)
L T 10:36
Did not advance 16
Ryszard Długosz −97 kg   Alexis Nihon (JPN)
W T 1:33
  Edward Millard (CAN)
L P
  Nicolae Negut (ROU)
W P
  Ahmet Ayik (TUR)
L P
Did not advance 7
Wiesław Bocheński +97 kg   Erdene-Ochir Olziisaikhany (MGL)
L P
  Wilfried Dietrich (FRG)
L DQ
Did not advance 10
Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Final round
Result
Rank
Jan Michalik −52 kg   Gheorghe Stoiciu (ROU)
L P
  Jussi Vesterinen (FIN)
W P
Did not advance 19
Józef Lipiec −57 kg   Kaya Ozcan (TUR)
L P
  Cheon-Yeong An (KOR)
L E
  Risto Bjorlin (FIN)
L T 9:00
Did not advance 16
Tadeusz Godyń −63 kg   Nikolaos Lazarou (GRE)
L P
  António Morais (POR)
L DQ
Did not advance 16
Adam Ostrowski −78 kg   Dimitrios Savvas (GRE)
W E
  Milan Nenadic (YUG)
W P
  Jan Karstrom (SWE)
L P
Did not advance 11
Czesław Kwieciński −87 kg   László Sillai (HUN)
W P
  Julio Graffigna (ARG)
W T 7:54
  Valentin Oleynik (URS)
L P
  Richard Baughman (USA)
L P
Did not advance 7
Wacław Orłowski -97 kg   Nikolai Yakovenko (URS)
L P
  Takeshi Nagao (JPN)
W T 2:42
  Tore Hem (NOR)
L P
Did not advance 6
Edward Wojda +97 kg   Arje Nadbornik (FIN)
W T 2:24
  Bekir Aksu (TUR)
L E
  Sten Svensson (SWE)
L P
  Anatoly Roshchin (URS)
L T 5:29
Did not advance 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Poland at the 1968 Mexico City Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 7 September 2014.

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