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Poland at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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

Poland at the
2008 Summer Olympics
Flag of Poland.svg
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)

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

Contents

MedalistsEdit

ArcheryEdit

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
Rafał 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 Piątek 649 43   Moriya (JPN) (22)
L 109 (9)–109 (10)
Did not advance
Jacek Proć 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
Rafał Dobrowolski
Piotr Piątek
Jacek Proć
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
Małgorzata Ćwienczek 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
Małgorzata Ćwienczek
Iwona Marcinkiewicz
Justyna Mospinek
Team 1908 4 N/A Bye   France (FRA) (5)
L 211–218
Did not advance

AthleticsEdit

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
Rafał Augustyn 20 km walk N/A 1:24:25 29
Artur Brzozowski 50 km walk N/A DSQ
Paweł Czapiewski 800 m 1:47.66 3 N/A Did not advance
Daniel Dąbrowski 400 m 47.83 8 N/A Did not advance
Rafał Fedaczyński 50 km walk N/A 3:46:51 PB 8
Marcin Jędrusiński 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 Kuć 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 Sudoł 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
Łukasz Chyła
Marcin Jędrusiński
Robert Kubaczyk
Dariusz Kuć
Kamil Masztak
Marcin Nowak
4 × 100 m relay DNF N/A Did not advance
Daniel Dąbrowski
Piotr Kędzia
Piotr Klimczak
Marek Plawgo
Piotr Wiaderek
Rafał 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
Michał Bieniek High jump 2.20 =24 Did not advance
Przemysław Czerwiński 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  
Piotr Małachowski Discus throw 65.94 1 Q 67.82  
Marcin Starzak Long jump 7.62 33 Did not advance
Szymon Ziółkowski 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 Jesień 400 m hurdles 55.35 2 Q N/A 54.36 3 Q 54.29 SB 5
Daria Korczyńska 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 Trywiańska-Kollasch 100 m hurdles 12.98 4 q N/A 12.96 6 Did not advance
Dorota Jędrusińska
Marta Jeschke
Ewelina Klocek
Joanna Kocielnik
Daria Korczyńska
4 × 100 m relay 43.47 5 q N/A DSQ
Monika Bejnar
Anna Jesień
Agnieszka Karpiesiuk
Grażyna 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
Żaneta Glanc Discus throw NM Did not advance
Urszula Jasińska 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 Potępa 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 Wiśniewska Discus throw 59.40 17 Did not advance
Anita Włodarczyk Hammer throw 71.76 5 Q 71.56 4
Krystyna Zabawska Shot put NM Did not advance
Małgorzata 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 Tymińska 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.

BadmintonEdit

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
Przemysław 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
Michał Łogosz
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
Nadieżda 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

BoxingEdit

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

CanoeingEdit

SlalomEdit

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 Pochwała
Paweł 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

SprintEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Paweł 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
Paweł Baraszkiewicz
Wojciech Tyszyński
C-2 1000 m 3:42.177 5 QS 3:42.435 1 QF 3:42.845 7
Daniel Jędraszko
Roman Rynkiewicz
C-2 500 m 1:42.309 3 QF Bye 1:44.389 9
Mariusz Kujawski
Adam Seroczyński
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
Paweł 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
Małgorzata Chojnacka K-1 500 m 1:53.635 6 QS 1:55.619 8 Did not advance
Aneta Konieczna
Beata Mikołajczyk
K-2 500 m 1:44.631 2 QF Bye 1:42.092  
Edyta Dzieniszewska
Aneta Konieczna
Dorota Kuczkowska
Beata Mikołajczyk
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

CyclingEdit

RoadEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Tomasz Marczyński Men's road race 6:49:59 84
Jacek Morajko 6:34:26 55
Przemysław Niemiec Men's road race 6:24:11 16
Men's time trial 1:08:43 34
Paulina Brzeźna Women's road race 3:18:46 8

TrackEdit

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
Łukasz Kwiatkowski Men's sprint 10.504
68.545
17 Q   Kenny (GBR)
L
  Awang (MAS)
  Kitatsuru (JPN)
L
Did not advance
Maciej Bielecki
Kamil Kuczyński
Łukasz 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 Kuczyński Men's keirin 5 R 1 Q 6 11
Points race
Athlete Event Points Laps Rank
Rafał Ratajczyk Men's points race 10 0 11

Mountain bikingEdit

Athlete Event Time Rank
Marek Galiński Men's cross-country 2:01:29 13
Aleksandra Dawidowicz Women's cross-country 1:51:21 10
Maja Włoszczowska 1:45:52  

EquestrianEdit

DressageEdit

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

EventingEdit

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Qualifier Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Paweł 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 Społowicz Wag 57.00 54 74.40 131.40 52 23.00 154.40 52 Did not advance 154.40 52

FencingEdit

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
Radosław Zawrotniak Bye   Videira (POR)
W 15–9
  Yin Lc (CHN)
L 13–15
Did not advance
Robert Andrzejuk
Tomasz Motyka
Adam Wiercioch
Radosław Zawrotniak
Team épée N/A Bye   Ukraine (UKR)
W 45–37
  China (CHN)
W 45–44
  France (FRA)
L 29–45
 
Sławomir 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 Gruchała 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
Małgorzata Wojtkowiak Bye   Zhang L (CHN)
L 8–15
Did not advance
Sylwia Gruchała
Magdalena Mroczkiewicz
Małgorzata 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 Jóźwiak 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 Więckowska   Byrne (IRL)
W 15–8
  Nechaeva (RUS)
W 15–12
  Bao Yy (CHN)
L 6–15
Did not advance
Bogna Jóźwiak
Aleksandra Socha
Irena Więckowska
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

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
Leszek Blanik Vault N/A 16.587 N/A 16.587 3 Q N/A 16.537 N/A 16.537  
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

RhythmicEdit

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

HandballEdit

Men's tournamentEdit

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 Sławomir Szmal (1978-10-02)2 October 1978 (aged 29) 1.90 m 140 1   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
2 CB Bartłomiej Jaszka (1983-06-16)16 June 1983 (aged 25) 1.84 m 45 49   Füchse Berlin
3 RB Krzysztof Lijewski (1983-07-07)7 July 1983 (aged 25) 1.98 m 62 100   HSV Handball
5 LW Mateusz Jachlewski (1984-12-27)27 December 1984 (aged 23) 1.82 m 62 152   Vive Targi Kielce
6 CB Grzegorz Tkaczyk (1980-12-22)22 December 1980 (aged 27) 1.94 m 115 435   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
8 LB Karol Bielecki (1982-01-23)23 January 1982 (aged 26) 2.02 m 106 510   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
9 P Artur Siódmiak (1975-10-07)7 October 1975 (aged 32) 1.92 m 75 74   TuS Nettelstedt
13 P Bartosz Jurecki (1979-01-31)31 January 1979 (aged 29) 1.93 m 83 273   SC Magdeburg
14 RW Mariusz Jurasik (1976-05-04)4 May 1976 (aged 32) 1.92 m 151 551   Rhein-Neckar Löwen
15 LB Michał Jurecki (1984-10-24)24 October 1984 (aged 23) 2.02 m 59 103   TuS Nettelstedt
16 GK Marcin Wichary (1980-02-17)17 February 1980 (aged 28) 1.93 m 60 0   Wisła Płock
19 LW Tomasz Tłuczyński (1979-04-19)19 April 1979 (aged 29) 1.82 m 49 179   TSV Hannover-Burgdorf
22 RB Marcin Lijewski (1977-09-21)21 September 1977 (aged 30) 1.97 m 183 558   SG Flensburg-Handewitt
28 RW Paweł Piwko (1982-10-07)7 October 1982 (aged 25) 1.88 m 0 0   Chrobry Głogów
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
  3×  Report   3× 
12 August 2008
15:45
Spain   30 – 29   Poland Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Chernega, Poladenko (RUS)
Rocas 7 (16–17) Jurasik, Lijewski 4
  3×  Report   4× 
14 August 2008
10:45
Poland   28 – 25   Brazil Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Karbaschi, Kolahdouzan (IRI)
Jurecki, Tłuczyński 6 (14–15) Ribeiro 7
  3×  Report   3× 
16 August 2008
19:00
Croatia   24 – 27   Poland Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Gjeding, Hansen (DEN)
Džomba 7 (12–13) Tłuczyński 7
  3×  Report   2× 
18 August 2008
20:45
Poland   30 – 30   France Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium
Referees: Liudowyk, Vakula (UKR)
Jurecki 7 (16–13) Karabatić 8
  2×  Report   3× 
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
  3×  1×  Report   2× 
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
  3×  Report   3× 
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
  4×  Report   4× 

JudoEdit

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 Wiłkomirski −73 kg N/A   Zeļonijs (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
Przemysław 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 Piłocik −70 kg Bye   Rousey (USA)
L 0000–1000
Did not advance
Urszula Sadkowska +78 kg   Issanova (KAZ)
L 0010–0101
Did not advance

Modern pentathlonEdit

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 Czwojdzińska 174 26 1024 21–14 =9 904 2:18.76 16 1256 160 27 1040 10:52.41 20 1112 5336 17

RowingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Jarosław Godek
Piotr Hojka
Pair 7:01.90 4 R 6:44.19 5 FC Bye 6:53.68 14
Michał Jeliński
Marek Kolbowicz
Adam Korol
Konrad Wasielewski
Quadruple sculls 5:38.76 1 SA/B Bye 5:51.29 1 FA 5:41.33  
Miłosz Bernatajtys
Bartłomiej Pawełczak
Łukasz Pawłowski
Paweł Rańda
Lightweight four 5:52.06 3 SA/B Bye 6:06.60 1 FA 5:49.39  
Patryk Brzeziński
Piotr Buchalski
Mikołaj Burda
Wojciech Gutorski
Rafał Hejmej
Sebastian Kosiorek
Sławomir Kruszkowski
Michał 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

SailingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Race Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 M*
Przemysław Miarczyński 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 Ziemiński
470 20 9 20 23 17 16 8 24 23 15 EL 151 19
Mateusz Kusznierewicz
Dominik Życki
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 Szotyńska 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*
Rafał 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

ShootingEdit

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
Mirosława Sagun-Lewandowska 10 m air pistol 384 7 Q 481.3 5
25 m pistol 574 30 Did not advance
Agnieszka Staroń 10 m air rifle 393 25 Did not advance
50 m rifle 3 positions 581 11 Did not advance
Sławomira Szpek 10 m air pistol 378 30 Did not advance
25 m pistol 575 27 Did not advance

SwimmingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Łukasz Gąsior 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
Paweł 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
Przemysław Stańczyk 400 m freestyle 3:48.11 19 N/A Did not advance
Łukasz Wójt 200 m individual medley 2:01.54 26 Did not advance
Łukasz Gąsior
Michał Rokicki
Przemysław Stańczyk
Łukasz 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 Jędrzejczak 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 tennisEdit

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 Błaszczyk 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

TennisEdit

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 Radwańska   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 Radwańska
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

TriathlonEdit

Athlete Event Swim (1.5 km) Trans 1 Bike (40 km) Trans 2 Run (10 km) Total Time Rank
Marek Jaskółka Men's 18:55 0:29 Lapped
Maria Cześnik 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

VolleyballEdit

IndoorEdit

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 tournamentEdit

Roster

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

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2008 club
2 Michał Winiarski 28 September 1983 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 335 cm (132 in)   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)   Arkas Izmir
4 Daniel Pliński 10 December 1978 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 99 kg (218 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 330 cm (130 in)   Skra Bełchatów
5 Paweł Zagumny 18 October 1977 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 336 cm (132 in) 317 cm (125 in)   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)   Asseco Resovia
10 Mariusz Wlazły 4 August 1983 1.97 m (6 ft 6 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 362 cm (143 in) 343 cm (135 in)   Skra Bełchatów
11 Łukasz Kadziewicz 20 September 1980 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 335 cm (132 in)   Trefl Gdańsk
12 Paweł Woicki 29 June 1983 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 315 cm (124 in) 300 cm (120 in)   Asseco Resovia
13 Sebastian Świderski 26 June 1977 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 354 cm (139 in) 325 cm (128 in)   Lube Banca Marche
14 Krzysztof Gierczyński 23 January 1976 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 337 cm (133 in) 324 cm (128 in)   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)   Asseco Resovia
18 Marcin Możdżonek 9 February 1985 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 335 cm (132 in)   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 tournamentEdit

Roster

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

Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2008 club
1 Katarzyna Skowrońska 30 June 1983 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 75 kg (165 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 296 cm (117 in)   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)   Muszynianka Muszyna
4 Katarzyna Gajgał 21 September 1981 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 300 cm (120 in) 287 cm (113 in)   BKS Bielsko-Biała
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)   Balakovskaia AES Balakovo
7 Małgorzata Glinka 30 September 1978 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 314 cm (124 in) 303 cm (119 in)   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)   PTPS Nafta Gaz Piła
11 Anna Barańska 15 May 1984 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in) 66 kg (146 lb) 308 cm (121 in) 292 cm (115 in)   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)   BKS Bielsko-Biała
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)   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)   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)   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)   PTPS Piła
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

WeightliftingEdit

Men
Athlete Event Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank
Krzysztof Szramiak −77 kg 161 6 191 9 352 8
Bartłomiej Bonk −94 kg 175 8 211 DNF 175 DNF
Szymon Kołecki 179 2 224 1 403  
Marcin Dołęga −105 kg 195 2 225 6 420  
Robert Dołęga 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 Karpińska −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

WrestlingEdit

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
Radosław 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
Bartłomiej 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
 

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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 2008-08-21.
  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 5 November 2017.
  8. ^ 2008 Official Results Part Two: Hockey – Wrestling, LA84 Foundation.

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