Poland at the Olympics

Poland first participated at the Olympic Games in 1924, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the 1984 Games, when they were part of the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics. Poland has also participated in every Winter Olympic Games.

Poland at the
Olympics
Flag of Poland.svg
IOC codePOL
NOCPolish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpijski.pl (in Polish)
Medals
Gold
75
Silver
91
Bronze
140
Total
306
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
 Austria (1908–1912)
 Russian Empire (1912)

Polish athletes have won a total of 306 medals: 75 gold, 91 silver, 140 bronze. Poland is the third most successful country (after Hungary and Romania) of those who have never hosted the Olympics.

Its most successful teams have been football and volleyball. Poland ranks fifth all-time in modern pentathlon, seventh in athletics, and has also been successful in weightlifting, martial arts and nordic skiing.

The Polish Olympic Committee was created in 1918 and recognized in 1919.

Medal tablesEdit

Medals by summer sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Athletics25181457
  Boxing892643
  Weightlifting662234
  Wrestling591125
  Fencing49922
  Rowing431118
  Shooting43512
  Judo3328
  Modern pentathlon3014
  Equestrian1326
  Swimming1326
  Football1203
  Gymnastics1124
  Sailing1034
  Volleyball1023
  Canoeing071320
  Cycling07411
  Archery0112
  Handball0011
Totals (19 sports)6884131283

Medals by winter sportEdit

SportGoldSilverBronzeTotal
  Ski jumping4329
  Cross country skiing2125
  Speed skating1236
  Biathlon0101
  Nordic combined0011
Totals (5 sports)77822

Multiple medallistsEdit

Athlete Sport Olympics Gold Silver Bronze Total
Robert Korzeniowski   Athletics 1996–2004 4 0 0 4
Irena Szewińska   Athletics 1964–1976 3 2 2 7
Kamil Stoch   Ski jumping 2014–2018 3 0 1 4
Justyna Kowalczyk   Cross country skiing 2006–2014 2 1 2 5
Witold Woyda   Fencing 1964–1972 2 1 1 4
Renata Mauer   Shooting 1996–2000 2 0 1 3
Józef Szmidt   Athletics 1960–1964 2 0 0 2
Waldemar Baszanowski   Weightlifting 1964–1968 2 0 0 2
Jerzy Kulej   Boxing 1964–1968 2 0 0 2
Józef Zapędzki   Shooting 1968–1972 2 0 0 2
Waldemar Legień   Judo 1988–1992 2 0 0 2
Arkadiusz Skrzypaszek   Modern pentathlon 1992 2 0 0 2
Andrzej Wroński   Wrestling 1988–1996 2 0 0 2
Robert Sycz   Rowing 2000–2004 2 0 0 2
Tomasz Kucharski   Rowing 2000–2004 2 0 0 2
Tomasz Majewski   Athletics 2008–2012 2 0 0 2
Anita Włodarczyk   Athletics 2012–2016 2 0 0 2
Jerzy Pawłowski   Fencing 1956–1968 1 3 1 5
Otylia Jędrzejczak   Swimming 2000–2004 1 2 0 3
Teresa Ciepły   Athletics 1960–1964 1 1 1 3
Egon Franke   Fencing 1964–1968 1 1 1 3
Stanisława Walasiewicz   Athletics 1932–1936 1 1 0 2
Elżbieta Krzesińska   Athletics 1956–1960 1 1 0 2
Józef Grudzień   Boxing 1964–1968 1 1 0 2
Lesław Ćmikiewicz   Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Kazimierz Deyna   Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Jerzy Gorgoń   Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Kazimierz Kmiecik   Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Grzegorz Lato   Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Zygmunt Maszczyk   Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Antoni Szymanowski   Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Bronisław Malinowski   Athletics 1976–1980 1 1 0 2
Tadeusz Ślusarski   Athletics 1976–1980 1 1 0 2
Jacek Wszoła   Athletics 1976–1980 1 1 0 2
Jan Kowalczyk   Equestrian 1980 1 1 0 2
Szymon Kołecki   Weightlifting 2000–2008 1 1 0 2
Ireneusz Paliński   Weightlifting 1960–1964 1 0 1 2
Halina Górecka   Athletics 1960–1964 1 0 1 2
Marian Kasprzyk   Boxing 1960–1964 1 0 1 2
Ewa Kłobukowska   Athletics 1964 1 0 1 2
Lech Koziejowski   Fencing 1972–1980 1 0 1 2
Kazimierz Lipień   Wrestling 1972–1976 1 0 1 2
Jerzy Rybicki   Boxing 1976–1980 1 0 1 2
Mateusz Kusznierewicz   Sailing 1996–2004 1 0 1 2
Leszek Blanik   Gymnastics 2000–2008 1 0 1 2
Magdalena Fularczyk   Rowing 2012–2016 1 0 1 2
Zbigniew Bródka   Speed skating 2014 1 0 1 2
Adam Małysz   Ski jumping 2002–2010 0 3 1 4
Andrzej Piątkowski   Fencing 1956–1964 0 2 1 3
Ryszard Zub   Fencing 1956–1964 0 2 1 3
Wojciech Zabłocki   Fencing 1956–1964 0 2 1 3
Marian Kuszewski   Fencing 1956–1960 0 2 0 2
Artur Olech   Boxing 1964–1968 0 2 0 2
Stanisław Szozda   Cycling 1972–1976 0 2 0 2
Ryszard Szurkowski   Cycling 1972–1976 0 2 0 2
Piotr Małachowski   Athletics 2008–2016 0 2 0 2
Maja Włoszczowska   Cycling 2008–2016 0 2 0 2
Aneta Konieczna   Canoeing 2000–2008 0 1 2 3
Beata Mikołajczyk   Canoeing 2008–2016 0 1 2 3
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski   Boxing 1956–1964 0 1 2 3
Józef Tracz   Wrestling 1988–1996 0 1 2 3
Michał Antoniewicz   Equestrian 1928 0 1 1 2
Janusz Pawłowski   Judo 1980–1988 0 1 1 2
Marek Dopierała   Canoeing 1988 0 1 1 2
Marek Łbik   Canoeing 1988 0 1 1 2
Izabela Dylewska   Canoeing 1988–1992 0 1 1 2
Artur Partyka   Athletics 1992–1996 0 1 1 2
Sylwia Gruchała   Fencing 2000–2004 0 1 1 2
Agata Wróbel   Weightlifting 2000–2004 0 1 1 2
Katarzyna Bachleda-Curuś   Speed skating 2010–2014 0 1 1 2
Katarzyna Woźniak   Speed skating 2010–2014 0 1 1 2
Luiza Złotkowska   Speed skating 2010–2014 0 1 1 2
Marian Zieliński   Weightlifting 1956–1968 0 0 3 3
Teodor Kocerka   Rowing 1952–1960 0 0 2 2
Krystyna Czajkowska   Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Krystyna Jakubowska   Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Krystyna Krupa   Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Jadwiga Książek   Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Józefa Ledwig   Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Zofia Szczęśniewska   Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Leszek Błażyński   Boxing 1972–1976 0 0 2 2
Janusz Gortat   Boxing 1972–1976 0 0 2 2
Beata Sokołowska-Kulesza   Canoeing 2000–2004 0 0 2 2
Karolina Naja   Canoeing 2012–2016 0 0 2 2

See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

  • "Poland". International Olympic Committee.
  • "Poland". Olympedia.com.
  • "Olympic Analytics/POL". olympanalyt.com.