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Poland at the 1972 Summer Olympics

Poland competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. 290 competitors, 252 men and 38 women, took part in 150 events in 22 sports.[1]

Poland at the
1972 Summer Olympics
Flag of Poland (1928-1980).svg
IOC code POL
NOC Polish Olympic Committee
Website www.pkol.pl (in Polish)
in Munich
Competitors 290 (252 men and 38 women) in 22 sports
Medals
Ranked 7th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
7 5 9 21
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Austria (1908–1912)
 Russian Empire (1912)

Contents

MedalistsEdit

  GoldEdit

  SilverEdit

  BronzeEdit

ArcheryEdit

In the first modern archery competition at the Olympics, Poland entered one man and three women. They took home a silver medal in the women's competition.

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Total score
Score Seed Score Seed Score Seed
Tomasz Leżański Individual 1128 41 1109 48 2237 46
Women
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Total score
Score Seed Score Seed Score Seed
Maria Mączyńska Individual 1173 12 1198 5 2371 6
Jadwiga Szoszler-Wilejto 1165 14 1132 22 2297 18
Irena Szydłowska 1224 OR 1 1183 9 2407  

AthleticsEdit

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Andrzej Badeński 400 m 46.21 1 Q 46.19 2 Q 46.38 8 Did not advance
Tadeusz Cuch 100 m 10.89 5 Did not advance
Tadeusz Gorzechowski 20 km walk N/A DNS
Zbigniew Jaremski 400 m 46.20 2 Q 46.52 3 Q DNS Did not advance
Marek Jóźwik 110 m hurdles 14.06 2 Q N/A 14.06 5 Did not advance
Tadeusz Kulczycki 400 m hurdles 50.19 4 Q N/A 50.80 5 Did not advance
Andrzej Kupczyk 800 m 1:48.5 2 Q N/A 1:46.69 4 Q 1:47.10 7
Bronisław Malinowski 3000 m steeplechase 8:28.2 2 Q N/A 8:28.0 4
5000 m 13:48.2 8 Did not advance
Kazimierz Maranda 3000 m steeplechase 8:50.4 10 N/A Did not advance
Ludomir Nitkowski 20 km walk N/A DNS
Winicjusz Nowosielski 50 km walk N/A DNS
Zenon Nowosz 100 m 10.36 3 Q 10.40 4 Q 10.42 4 Q 10.46 7
200 m DNS Did not advance
Jan Ornoch 20 km walk N/A 1:32:01.6 7
50 km walk N/A DNF
Andrzej Siennicki 50 km walk N/A DNS
Edward Stawiarz Marathon N/A 2:28:12 40
Henryk Szordykowski 1500 m 3:44.2 3 Q N/A 3:42.5 6 Did not advance
Stanisław Wagner 100 m 10.62 3 Q 10.61 4 Did not advance
Jan Werner 400 m 45.93 4 Q 46.02 3 Q 46.26 6 Did not advance
Leszek Wodzyński 110 m hurdles 14.03 3 Q N/A 13.81 3 Q 13.72 6
Mirosław Wodzyński 14.02 4 Q N/A 14.63 8 Did not advance
Tadeusz Zieliński 3000 m steeplechase 8:49.8 11 N/A Did not advance
Stanisław Wagner
Tadeusz Cuch
Jerzy Czerbniak
Zenon Nowosz
4 × 100 m relay 39.11 1 Q N/A 38.90 3 Q 39.03 6
Jan Werner
Jan Balachowski
Zbigniew Jaremski
Andrzej Badeński
4 × 400 m relay 3:02.52 1 Q N/A 3:01.05 5
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Bogusław Białek High jump N/A DNS
Wojciech Buciarski Pole vault 5.00 12 q 5.00 10
Grzegorz Cybulski Long jump 8.01 3 Q 7.58 12
Jerzy Homziuk 7.63 20 Did not advance
Michał Joachimowski Triple jump 16.43 6 Q 16.69 7
Edmund Jaworski Javelin throw N/A DNS
Jan Kobuszewski Long jump N/A DNS
Władysław Komar Shot put 20.60 1 Q 21.18  
Stanisław Lubiejewski Hammer throw 64.80 23 Did not advance
Tadeusz Ślusarski Pole vault 5.00 11 q NM
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 100H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Tadeusz Janczenko Result 10.64 7.28 14.45 2.04 49.10 16.89 45.26 4.50 63.80 5:01.5 7861 8
Points 895 877 756 891 847 670 786 932 807 400
Ryszard Katus Result 10.89 7.09 14.39 1.92 49.10 14.41 43.00 4.50 59.96 4:31.9 7984  
Points 831 838 752 788 847 914 744 932 761 577
Ryszard Skowronek Result 10.78 7.42 14.24 1.98 48.10 15.74 33.66 NM DNS DNS DNF
Points 859 905 743 840 893 773 555 0 DNS DNS
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Krystyna Kacperczyk 400 m 53.85 5 Q 54.39 8 Did not advance
Teresa Nowak 100 m hurdles 13.16 3 Q N/A 13.10 4 Q 13.17 5
Danuta Piecyk 400 m 53.08 3 Q 52.62 5 Did not advance
Grażyna Rabsztyn 100 m hurdles 13.29 1 Q N/A 13.24 4 Q 13.44 8
Elżbieta Skowrońska 800 m 2:03.26 4 Did not advance
Danuta Straszyńska 100 m hurdles 13.03 2 Q N/A 12.91 2 Q 13.18 6
Irena Szewińska 100 m 11.33 2 Q 11.49 2 Q 11.54 6 Did not advance
200 m 23.37 1 Q 22.79 1 Q 22.92 3 Q 22.74  
Bożena Zientarska 400 m 54.20 4 Did not advance
Helena Kerner
Barbara Bakulin
Urszula Jozwik
Danuta Jedrejek
4 × 100 m relay 44.19 4 Q N/A 44.20 8
Bozena Zientarska
Krystyna Kacperczyk
Elzbieta Skowronska
Danuta Piecyk
4 × 400 m relay DSQ Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Ludwika Chlewińska Shot Put 17.40 10 Q 18.24 10
Ewa Gryziecka Javelin throw 53.68 11 q 57.00 7
Daniela Jaworska Javelin throw 52.40 14 Did not advance
Krystyna Nadolna Discus throw 52.52 15 Did not advance
Irena Szewinska Long jump DNS Did not advance

BasketballEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Group BEdit

Qualified for the semifinals
Team W L PF PA PD Pts 1st Tie 2nd Tie
  Soviet Union 7 0 639 479 +160 14
  Italy 5 2 547 471 +76 12 1W–1L 1.072
  SFR Yugoslavia 5 2 582 484 +98 12 1W–1L 1.013
  Puerto Rico 5 2 570 531 +39 12 1W–1L 0.917
  West Germany 3 4 482 518 −36 10
  Poland 2 5 520 536 −16 9
  Philippines 1 6 526 666 −140 8
  Senegal 0 7 405 586 −181 7
August 27
9:00
Poland   90–75   Philippines
August 28
21:30
Poland   64–85   SFR Yugoslavia
August 29
10:30
Senegal   59–95   Poland
August 30
9:00
Soviet Union   94–64   Poland
September 1
20:00
Italy   71–59   Poland
September 2
14:30
West Germany   67–65   Poland
September 3
14:30
Poland   83–85   Puerto Rico

Classification bracketsEdit

9th–12th place

  Semifinals (September 5)     9th place (September 9)
                 
  A5   Spain 76  
  B6   Poland 87    
      B6   Poland 83
      A6   Australia 91
  B5   West Germany 69    
  A6   Australia 70   11th place (September 8)
 
A5   Spain 84
  B5   West Germany 83
  • Team Roster

  Poland - 10th place

BoxingEdit

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Roman Rozek Light Flyweight   Lee Suk-Un (KOR)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Leszek Blazynski Flyweight BYE   Chander Narayanan (IND)
W 3-2
  Arturo Delgado  (MEX)
W 5-0
  You Man-Chong (KOR)
W 3-2
  Georgi Kostadinov (BUL)
L 0-5
Did not advance  
Józef Reszpondek Bantamweight   Aldo Cosentino (FRA)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Ryszard Tomczyk Featherweight   Juan Francisco García (MEX)
W 4-1
  Rudolf Vogel (SUI)
W KO-2
  Boris Kuznetsov (URS)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Jan Szczepanski Lightweight BYE   Kasamiro Marchlo (SUD)
W 5-0
  James Busceme (USA)
W 5-0
  Charlie Nash (IRL)
W TKO-3
  Samuel Mbugua (KEN)
W WO
  László Orbán (HUN)
W 5-0
 
Krzysztof Pierwieniecki Light Welterweight   Walter Desiderio Gomez (ARG)
L 0-5
Did not advance
Alfons Stawski Welterweight BYE   Richard Murunga (KEN)
W 1-4
Did not advance
Wiesław Rudkowski Light Middleweight BYE   Antonio Castellini  (ITA)
W 5-0
  Nayden Stanchev  (BUL)
W 5-0
  Rolando Garbey  (CUB)
W 4-1
  Peter Tiepold (GDR)
W 4-1
  Dieter Kottysch (FRG)
L 2-3
 
Witold Stachurski Middleweight BYE   Peter Dula (KEN)
W 4-1
  Reima Virtanen  (FIN)
L TKO-3
Did not advance
Janusz Gortat Light Heavyweight   Jaroslav Kral (TCH)
W 5-0
  Raymond Russell (USA)
W 3-2
N/A   Rudi Hornig (FRG)
W TKO-1
  Mate Parlov (YUG)
L 0-5
Did not advance  
Ludwik Denderys Heavyweight   Teófilo Stevenson (CUB)
L TKO-1
Did not advance

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

Athlete Event Preliminary Final
Run 1 Rank Run 2 Rank Best Rank
Jan Frączek
Ryszard Seruga
Men's C-2 366.31 5 386.78 6 366.31 5
Jerzy Jeż
Wojciech Kudlik
DNF 416.10 13 416.10 13
Maciej Rychta
Zbigniew Leśniak
459.64 12 455.70 16 455.70 17
Jerzy Stanuch Men's K-1 317.09 8 480.52 34 317.09 14
Wojciech Gawroński 343.10 13 355.11 20 343.10 23
Maria Ćwiertniewicz Women's K-1 450.64 3 432.30 3 432.30 4
Kunegunda Godawska-Olchawa 473.26 5 441.05 5 441.05 5

SprintEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jerzy Opara C-1 1000 m 4:32.39 3 Q N/A BYE 4:21.05 9
Jan Żukowski
Andrzej Gronowicz
C-2 1000 m 4:27.94 5 R 4:05.42 3 Q 4:01.40 4 Did not advance
Grezgorz Śledziewski K-1 1000 m 4:03.40 3 Q BYE 3:55.45 2 Q 3:53.22 8
Władysław Szuzkiewicz
Rafal Piszcz
K-2 1000 m 3:48.13 2 Q BYE 3:34.50 2 Q 3:33.63  
Zbigniew Niewiadomski
Jerzy Dziadkowiec
Zdzisław Tomyślak
Andrzej Matysiak
K-4 1000 m 3:24.59 2 Q BYE 3:12.46 4 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Stanisława Szydłowska K-1 500 m 2:14.75 5 2:10.04 2 Q 2:08.89 4 Did not advance
Ewa Grajkowska
Izabella Antonowicz
K-2 500 m 2:04.30 4 Q N/A 1:55.50 1 Q 1:57.45 6

CyclingEdit

Twelve cyclists represented Poland in 1972.

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Lucjan Lis Men's road race 4:19:09 36
Jan Smyrak DNF
Stanisław Szozda 4:20:41 76
Ryszard Szurkowski 4:14:37 31
Lucjan Lis
Edward Barcik
Stanisław Szozda
Ryszard Szurkowski
Team time trial 2:11:47.5  

TrackEdit

1000m time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Janusz Kierzkowski Men's 1000m time trial 1:07.22 5
Men's Sprint
Athlete Event Heats Repechage 1 Round 2 Repechage 2 Round 3 Repechage 3 Repechage Finals 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)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Andrzej Bek Men's sprint   Pkhakadze (URS)
  Chin (JAM)
L
  Cambroni (MEX)
W 11.86
  Vackar (TCH)
  Cardi (ITA)
L
  Berkmann (GDR)
W 11.87
  Balk (NED)
  Kravtsov (URS)
L
  Vackar (TCH)
  Pedersen (DEN)
L
Did not advance
Benedykt Kocot   Cooke (GBR)
  Snellinx (BEL)
W
BYE   Geschke (GDR)
  Crutchlow (GBR)
L
  Balk (NED)
L
Did not advance
Pursuit
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Mieczysław Nowicki Men's individual pursuit 5:02.28 14 Did not advance 14
Bernard Kręczyński
Paweł Kaczorowski
Janusz Kierzkowski
Mieczysław Nowicki
Jerzy Głowacki
Team pursuit 4:29.00 6 Q   Soviet Union (URS)
W 4:25.72
  East Germany (GDR)
L 4:26.39
  Great Britain (GBR)
L 4:26.06
4
Men's Tandem
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Repechage Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
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
Andrzej Bek
Benedykt Kocot
Tandem   Verzini
Rossi (ITA)
W 10.56
BYE   Barth
Müller (FRG)
W 2:0 (10.57; 10.46)
  Geschke
Otto (GDR)
L 0:2
  Morelon
Trentin (FRA)
W 2:0 (10.76; 10.67)
 

DivingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total Rank
Jakub Puchow 10 m platform 281.34 17 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Preliminaries Final
Points Rank Points Rank Total Rank
Regina Krajnow 3 m springboard 248.91 18 Did not advance
10 m platform 179.79 17 Did not advance
Elżbieta Wierniuk 3 m springboard 277.32 6 Q 131.04 8 408.36 8
10 m platform 188.10 10 121.98 11 310.08 11

EquestrianEdit

EventingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Marek Małecki Signor Individual 57,00 30 32.00 89.00 51 20.00 109,00 31 109,00 31
Wojciech Mickunas Tenor 64,67 49 DQ DNF DNS DNF AC
Jan Skoczylas Wandal 45,33 13 132,13 132.13 58 10.00 142,13 36 142,13 36
Jacek Wierzchowiecki Gniew 39,67 7 10,47 10.47 19 20.00 30,47 18 30,47 18
Marek Małecki
Wojciech Mickunas
Jan Skoczylas
Jacek Wierzchowiecki
See above Team 142.00 5 34.80 126.54 11 50.00 281,60 10 281,60 10

Show jumpingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Round 1 Round 2
Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Stefan Grodzicki Biszka Individual 8.00 17 Q DNF Did not advance 17
Marian Kozicki Bronz 8.50 21 Did not advance 21
Jan Kowalczyk Chandzar DNS
Marian Kozicki
Stefan Grodzicki
Piotr Wawryniuk
Jan Kowalczyk
Bronz
Biszka
Poprad
Jastarnia
Team 107.25 12 Did not advance

FencingEdit

20 fencers, 15 men and 5 women, represented Poland in 1972.

MenEdit

IndividualEdit

TeamEdit

Athlete Event Elimination round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Henryk Nielaba
Bohdan Andrzejewski
Bogdan Gonsior
Jerzy Janikowski
Kazimierz Barburski
Team épée   Luxembourg (LUX)
W 9-6
  Mexico (MEX)
W 11-5
  Switzerland (SUI)
L 6-9
2 Q   Hungary (HUN)
L 1-9
  Sweden (SWE)
W 9-7
  Romania (ROU)
L 3-9
6
Witold Woyda
Lech Koziejowski
Jerzy Kaczmarek
Marek Dąbrowski
Arkadiusz Godel
Team foil   Italy (ITA)
W 11-5
  Germany (GER)
L 7-8
2 Q   Japan (JPN)
W 9-5
  Hungary (HUN)
W 8-7
  Soviet Union (URS)
W 9-5
 
Józef Nowara
Jerzy Pawłowski
Krzysztof Grzegorek
Zygmunt Kawecki
Janusz Majewski
Team sabre   Austria (AUT)
W 12-4
  Switzerland (SUI)
W 12-4
  Germany (GER)
W 11-5
1 Q   Italy (ITA)
L 2-9
  France (FRA)
W 9-6
  Cuba (CUB)
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
Krystyna Machnicka-Urbańska
Jolanta Bebel-Rzymowska
Team foil   United States (USA)
W 8-8
  Germany (GER)
L 8-8
  Italy (ITA)
L 10-3
3 Did not advance 7

FootballEdit

First roundEdit

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Poland 3 3 0 0 11 2 +9 6
  East Germany 3 2 0 1 11 3 +8 4
  Colombia 3 1 0 2 5 12 −7 2
  Ghana 3 0 0 3 1 11 −10 0

August 28, 1972
12:00
Poland   5 – 1   Colombia
Deyna   16'   32'
Gadocha   42'   49'   72'
Report Morón   63'
Ingolstadt
Attendance: 4.000
Referee: A. Salih Gindil  

August 30, 1972
12:00
Poland   4 – 0   Ghana
Lubański   40'
Gadocha   59'   89'
Deyna   86'
Report
Regensburg
Attendance: 2.200
Referee: Kan-Chee Lee  

September 1, 1972
12:00
Poland   2 – 1   East Germany
Gorgoń   6'   63' Report Streich   45'
Nuremberg
Attendance: 10.000
Referee: Werner Winsemann  

Second roundEdit

Group 2Edit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  Poland 3 2 1 0 8 2 +6 5
  Soviet Union 3 2 0 1 8 2 +6 4
  Denmark 3 1 1 1 4 6 −2 3
  Morocco 3 0 0 3 1 11 −10 0

September 3, 1972
12:00
Denmark   1 – 1   Poland
Heino Hansen   27' Report Deyna   36'
Regensburg
Attendance: 4.000
Referee: Abdelkader Aouissi  

September 5, 1972
12:00
Soviet Union   1 – 2   Poland
Blokhin   28' Report Deyna   79' (pen.)
Szołtysik   87'
Rosenaustadion, Augsburg
Attendance: 5.000
Referee: Henry Oberg  

September 8, 1972
12:00
Poland   5 – 0   Morocco
Kmiecik   3'
Lubański  10'
Deyna   45' (pen.)   63'
Gadocha   53'
Report
Nuremberg
Attendance: 500
Referee: Francesco Francescon  

Gold Medal matchEdit

September 10, 1972
Poland   2 – 1   Hungary
Deyna   47'   68' Report Várady   42'
Olympic Stadium, Munich
Attendance: 80.000
Referee: Kurt Tschenscher  

  PolandEdit

  Gold Medal

GymnasticsEdit

ArtisticEdit

Men
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Jerzy Kruża All-around 17.75 17.60 17.55 18.00 17.65 17.80 106.35 50 Did not advance
Mikołaj Kubica All-around 18.20 18.55 18.50 18.75 18.85 18.40 111.25 13 Q Did not finish
Sylwester Kubica All-around 19.00 18.30 18.80 18.40 18.50 17.75 110.75 17 Q 9.15 9.30 9.25 9.40 8.40 9.45 110.325 22
Wilhelm Kubica All-around 18.35 18.70 Q 18.10 18.50 18.40 17.85 109.90 23 Q 9.10 9.40 9.35 9.00 9.40 9.30 110.550 20
Mieczysław Strzałka All-around 17.65 18.05 17.90 18.30 16.65 17.90 106.45 48 Did not advance
Andrzej Szajna All-around 18.85 17.90 18.85 18.20 18.60 18.75 111.15 15 Q 9.25 8.75 9.00 9.50 9.35 9.55 110.975 15
Jerzy Kruża
Mikołaj Kubica
Sylwester Kubica
Wilhelm Kubica
Mieczysław Strzałka
Andrzej Szajna
Team all-around 92.20 91.50 92.15 92.30 92.00 90.95 551.10 4 N/A
Individual finals
Athlete Event Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB
Wilhelm Kubica Pommel horse N/A 18.750 N/A 18.750 6
Women
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Małgorzata Barlak-Kamasińska All-around 17.85 17.50 17.10 17.25 69.70 63 Did not advance
Joanna Bartosz All-around 18.45 17.55 18.15 16.60 70.75 52 Did not advance
Danuta Fidusiewicz-Prusinowska All-around 17.65 17.30 16.95 17.20 69.10 72 Did not advance
Dorota Klencz All-around 17.50 17.15 17.25 16.65 68.55 80 Did not advance
Danuta Lubowska All-around 17.60 17.70 16.75 16.30 68.35 84 Did not advance
Łucja Matraszek-Chydzińska All-around 18.05 18.00 18.50 16.60 71.15 45 Did not advance
Małgorzata Barlak-Kamasińska
Joanna Bartosz
Danuta Fidusiewicz-Prusinowska
Dorota Klencz
Danuta Lubowska
Łucja Matraszek-Chydzińska
Team all-around 89.60 88.10 88.50 84.70 350.90 10 N/A

HandballEdit

Poland tied Sweden and defeated Denmark but lost to the Soviet Union in the first round to finish in third place in the division. This put the team into the ninth- to twelfth-place consolation round, where they defeated Iceland to set up a match with Norway for ninth and tenth places. Poland lost this match.

Preliminary roundEdit

Group AEdit

Rank Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts        
1.   Sweden 3 1 2 0 40 34 4 X 11:11 13:13 16:10
2.   Soviet Union 3 1 2 0 40 34 4 11:11 X 17:11 12:12
3.   Poland 3 1 1 1 35 38 3 13:13 11:17 X 11:8
4.   Denmark 3 0 1 2 30 39 1 10:16 12:12 8:11 X
  • Sweden tied Poland, 13-13
  • Poland def. Denmark, 11-8
  • Soviet Union def. Poland, 17-11

Classification 9-12Edit

  • Poland def. Iceland, 20-17
  • Norway def. Japan, 19-17

Classification 9/10Edit

  • Norway def. Poland, 23-20

  PolandEdit

10th place

HockeyEdit

Men's team competition

Preliminary RoundEdit

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
  India 7 6 1 0 25 8 12
  Netherlands 7 5 1 1 20 9 11
  Great Britain 7 4 1 2 15 10 9
  Australia 7 3 2 2 18 8 8
  New Zealand 7 2 3 2 16 11 7
  Poland 7 2 2 3 12 12 6
  Kenya 7 1 1 5 8 17 3
  Mexico 7 0 0 7 1 40 0


August 27, 1972

  • Kenya – Poland 0-1 (0-1)

August 28, 1972

  • Netherlands – Poland 4-2 (3-0)

August 30, 1972

  • Poland – Mexico 3-0 (1-0)

August 31, 1972

  • India – Poland 2-2 (1-0)

September 2, 1972

  • New Zealand – Poland 3-3 (1-2)

September 3, 1972

  • Australia – Poland 1-0 (1-0)

September 4, 1972

  • Poland – Great Britain 1-2 (1-1)

Men's Classification MatchesEdit

September 8, 1972

  • 11th/12th place: France – Poland 4-7 (2-1) after extra time

  PolandEdit

12th place

JudoEdit

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Repechage 1 Repechage 2 Repechage 3 Semifinal Final / BM
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Marian Tałaj −63kg   Robin Moffitt  (AUS)
W 1000-0000
  Stanko Topolčnik (YUG)
W 1000-0000
  Héctor Rodríguez (CUB)
L 0000-0100
Did not advance
Antoni Zajkowski −70kg   Erwin García (NCA)
W 1000-0000
  Gustavo Brito (PUR)
W 1000-0000
  Patrick Vial (FRA)
W 0001-0000
  Toyokazu Nomura (JPN)
L 0000-1000
N/A BYE   Antal Hetényi (HUN)
W 0001-0000
  Dietmar Hötger (GDR)
W 0001-0000
  Toyokazu Nomura (JPN)
L 0000-1000
 
Adam Adamczyk −80kg BYE   Rick Littlewood (NZL)
L 0001-1000
Did not advance
Włodzimierz Lewin −93kg   Patrick Murphy (IRL)
W 0010-0000
  Paul Barth (FRG)
L 0001-0100
BYE   Helmut Howiller (GDR)
L 0000-0100
Did not advance
Waldemar Sikorski +93kg BYE DNS Did not advance

Modern pentathlonEdit

Three male pentathletes represented Poland in 1972.

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 Points Points Points Points
Janusz Pyciak-Peciak Men's 1070 905 560 1060 1222 4832 21
Stanisław Skwira 785 791 846 1160 904 4495 40
Ryszard Wach 1100 715 956 1076 1126 4958 13
Janusz Pyciak-Peciak
Stanisław Skwira
Ryszard Wach
Team 2955 2420 2362 3296 3252 14785 8

Alternate Member:

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Roman Kowalewski
Kazimierz Lewandowski
Double sculls 7:21.05 5 R 7:08.27 2 Q 7:59.52 6 FB 7:31.97 12
Jerzy Broniec
Alfons Ślusarski
Coxless pair 7:24.16 2 R 7:34.77 1 Q 7:42.41 1 Q 7:02.24 5
Wojciech Repsz
Wieslaw Dlugosz
Jacek Rylski
Coxed pair 7:57.23 2 R 8:10.87 2 Q 8:20.69 3 Q 7:28.92 6
Jerzy Ulczyński
Marian Siejkowski
Krzysztof Marek
Jan Młodzikowski
Grzegorz Stellak
Marian Drażdżewski
Ryszard Giło
Sławomir Maciejowski
Ryszard Kubiak
Eight 6:26.95 4 R 6:16.23 3 Q 6:31.10 3 Q 6:29.35 6

SailingEdit

Open
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Blazej Wyszkowski Finn 25 21 27 5 20 DNF 26 159.0 24
Zbigniew Kania
Krzysztof Szymczak
Flying Dutchman 7 18 13 18 22 23 DSQ 137.0 21
Tomasz Holc
Roman Rutkowski
Tempest 10 14 16 6 15 4 13 95.7 12
Zygfryd Perlicki
Józef Błaszczyk
Stanisław Stefański
Soling 19 14 5 9 5 14 N/A 75.0 8
Lech Poklewski
Tadeusz Piotrowski
Aleksander Bielaczyc
Dragon 20 21 17 2 22 21 N/A 106.0 20

ShootingEdit

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Andrzej Chudziński 100 metre butterfly 1:00.22 29 Did not advance
200 metre butterfly 2:12.62 25 Did not advance
Piotr Dłucik 100 metre backstroke 1:01.94 25 Did not advance
Zbigniew Pacelt 100 metre freestyle 55.97 36 Did not advance
200 metre freestyle 2:01.28 33 Did not advance
200 metre medley 2:17.35 26 Did not advance
400 metre medley 4:55.38 25 Did not advance
Cezary Śmiglak 100 metre breaststroke 1:10.53 33 Did not advance
200 metre breaststroke 2:34.51 30 Did not advance
Władysław Wojtakajtis 400 metre freestyle 4:16.04 22 Did not advance
1500 metre freestyle 17:23.47 27 Did not advance
Piotr Dłucik
Cezary Śmiglak
Andrzej Chudziński
Zbigniew Pacelt
4 x 200 metre freestyle 4:07.87 15 Did not advance

VolleyballEdit

Preliminary roundEdit

Qualified for the Semifinals
Qualified for the 5th–8th semifinals
Qualified for the 9th place match
Qualified for the 11th place match

Pool AEdit

Pts Matches Sets Points
Rank Team W L W L Ratio W L Ratio
1   Soviet Union 10 5 0 15 3 5.000 257 196 1.311
2   Bulgaria 9 4 1 13 8 1.625 294 235 1.251
3   Czechoslovakia 8 3 2 11 6 1.833 230 205 1.122
4   South Korea 7 2 3 7 10 0.700 209 197 1.061
5   Poland 6 1 4 8 12 0.667 237 259 0.915
6   Tunisia 5 0 5 0 15 0.000 90 225 0.400
Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
27 Aug Czechoslovakia   3–0   Poland 15–13 16–14 15–8     46–35
29 Aug Poland   3–0   Tunisia 15–6 15–11 15–1     45–18
31 Aug South Korea   3–1   Poland 15–7 13–15 15–11 15–6   58–39
02 Sep Bulgaria   3–2   Poland 14–16 12–15 15–7 15–3 15–10 71–51
05 Sep Soviet Union   3–2   Poland 11–15 15–12 15–12 10–15 15–13 66–67

9th–10th placesEdit

9th place matchEdit

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
09 Sep Poland   3–0   Cuba 15–2 15–7 15–13     45–22

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Military press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Zygmunt Smalcerz 52 kg 112,5 OR 1 100 2 125 3 337,5 OR  
Waldemar Korcz 102,5 5 92,5 9 0 NVL 195 AC
Henryk Trębicki 56 kg 122.5 3 107.5 3 135 6 365 4
Grzegorz Cziura 120 4 102.5 7 0 NVL 222,5 AC
Mieczysław Nowak 60 kg 120 8 110 8 145 6 375 7
Jan Wojnowski 120 7 120 1 0 NVL 240 AC
Zbigniew Kaczmarek 67,5 kg 145 4 130 2 167,5 3 437,5  
Waldemar Baszanowski 142,5 5 130 3 162,5 6 435 4
Norbert Ozimek 82.5 kg 165 4 145 4 187.5 2 497,5  

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
Andrzej Kudelski −52 kg   Wanelge Castillo  (PAN)
W T 8:57
  Gordon Bertie (CAN)
L P
  Kiyomi Kato (JPN)
L T 2:55
N/A Did not advance 11
Zbigniew Żedzicki −57 kg   An Jea-Won (KOR)
W P
  Hideaki Yanagida (JPN)
L P
  Georgios Hatziioannidis (GRE)
W T 1:16
  Ivan Shavov (BUL)
L T 1:23
N/A Did not advance 10
Zdzisław Stolarski −62 kg   Satpal Singh (IND)
L P
  Orlando Gonçalves  (POR)
W T 5:27
  Théodule Toulotte (FRA)
L P
N/A Did not advance 11
Włodzimierz Cieślak −68 kg   André Chardonnens (SUI)
W P
  Kikuo Wada (JPN)
L P
  Joseph Gilligan (GBR)
W T 7:29
  Stefanos Ioannidis (GRE)
W P
  Dan Gable (USA)
L T 4:13
N/A Did not advance 7
Jan Wypiorczyk −82 kg   Lupe Lara (CUB)
W T 8:41
  Ghulam Dastagir (AFG)
W T 5:58
  John Peterson (USA)
L T 6:35
  Peter Neumair  (FRG)
L P
N/A Did not advance 8
Paweł Kurczewski −90 kg   Ben Peterson (USA)
L P
  George Saunders (CAN)
W P
  Raúl García (MEX)
W P
  Gennadi Strakhov (URS)
L T 1:52
N/A Did not advance 9
Ryszard Długosz −100 kg   Julio Tamussin (ITA)
W P
  József Csatári (HUN)
L T 8:28
BYE   Vasil Todorov (BUL)
L P
N/A Did not advance 6
Stanisław Makowiecki +100 kg   Yorihide Isogai (JPN)
W P
  Ştefan Stîngu  (ROU)
L P
  Moslem Eskandar-Filabi (IRN)
L T 2:35
N/A Did not advance 8
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
Bernard Szczepański −48 kg   Lorenzo Calafiore (ITA)
L P
  Sotirios Ventas (GRE)
L T 1:32
N/A Did not advance 14
Jan Michalik −52 kg   Pertti Ukkola (FIN)
W P
BYE   Petar Kirov  (BUL)
L P
  Miroslav Zeman (TCH)
W P
  Giuseppe Bognanni  (ITA)
L P
N/A Did not advance 5
Józef Lipień −57 kg   Francesco Scuderi  (ITA)
W P
  Chimedbazaryn Damdinsharav (MGL)
W T 1:17
  Rustam Kazakov (URS)
L T 8:39
  Hristo Traikov (BUL)
L P
N/A Did not advance 8
Kazimierz Lipień −62 kg   Théodule Toulotte (FRA)
W T 8:34
  László Réczi (HUN)
W P
  Stelios Mygiakis  (GRE)
W T 5:37
  Slavko Koletić (YUG)
W P
  Heinz-Helmut Wehling  (GDR)
L T 7:00
N/A   Hideo Fujimoto (JPN)
W P
 
Andrzej Supron −68 kg   Simion Popescu  (ROU)
L T 5:58
  Sotirios Nakos (GRE)
W T 8:38
  Mohammad Dalirian  (IRI)
W T 2:26
  Shamil Khisamutdinov  (URS)
L T 8:10
N/A Did not advance 9
Stanisław Krzesiński −74 kg   Werner Schröter (FRG)
L P
  Jiichiro Date (JPN)
W P
  Jan Karlsson (SWE)
L T 8:47
N/A Did not advance 11
Adam Ostrowski −82 kg   J Robinson (USA)
W P
  Ali Yağmur (TUR)
W P
  Csaba Hegedűs (SWE)
L T 0:00
N/A Did not advance 9
Czesław Kwieciński −90 kg   Lothar Metz (GDR)
L P
  Stoyan Ivanov (BUL)
W P
  Josip Čorak (YUG)
L P
BYE   József Pércsi (HUN)
W T 2:04
N/A   Valeri Rezantsev (URS)
L P
 
Andrzej Skrzydlewski −100 kg   Lorenz Hecher (FRG)
W P
  Burke Deadrich  (USA)
W T 1:23
  Ferenc Kiss (HUN)
L P
  Nikolai Yakovenko (URS)
L T 1:25
N/A Did not advance 7
Edward Wojda +100 kg   Aleksandar Tomov (FRG)
L T 5:59
  Victor Dolipschi (ROU)
L T 1:23
N/A Did not advance 8

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Poland at the 1972 Munich Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-02-19.