Poland at the 1924 Summer Olympics

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Poland at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  POL
NOC Polish Olympic Committee
Website www.pkol.pl (Polish)
At the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris
Competitors
Medals
Rank: 22
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
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Other related appearances
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Russian Empire (1912)

Poland competed at the Summer Olympic Games for the first time at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France as the Second Polish Republic.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Lange, JózefJózef Lange, Jan Lazarski,
Tomasz Stankiewicz, Franciszek Szymczyk
Cycling Men's team pursuit July 27
 Bronze Królikiewicz, AdamAdam Królikiewicz Equestrian Individual jumping July 27

Athletics[edit]

Fourteen athletes represented Poland in 1924. It was the nation's debut appearance in the sport as well as the Games.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Athlete Event Heats Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Stefan Adamczak Pole vault N/A 3.20 9 Did not advance
Antoni Cejzik Decathlon N/A 6319.455 12
Władysław Dobrowolski 100 m 11.5 5 Did not advance
Józef Jaworski 1500 m N/A 4:28.4 8 Did not advance
Stefan Kostrzewski 800 m N/A 2:01.6 4 Did not advance
1500 m N/A 4:29.0 7 Did not advance
Stefan Ołdak 400 m 55.0 3 Did not advance
800 m N/A 2:09.6 6 Did not advance
Stanisław Sośnicki 100 m 11.6 4 Did not advance
Long jump N/A 5.67 12 Did not advance
Stanisław Świętochowski 400 m 55.4 4 Did not advance
Stefan Szelestowski 5000 m N/A Unknown 9 Did not advance
Aleksander Szenajch 100 m Unknown 4 Did not advance
200 m 22.8 4 Did not advance
Sławosz Szydłowski Discus throw N/A 35.71 7 Did not advance
Javelin throw N/A 46.00 14 Did not advance
Zygmunt Weiss 100 m 11.4 5 Did not advance
200 m 23.4 3 Did not advance
Stanisław Ziffer 5000 m N/A 16:36.0 14 Did not advance
3000 m steeplechase N/A 10:38.4 5 Did not advance
Julian Łukaszewicz
Stefan Szelestowski
Stanisław Ziffer
3000 m team N/A 41 5 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Five boxers represented Poland at the 1924 Games. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Games. None of the Polish boxers advanced past the first bout.

Boxer Weight class Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final / Bronze match
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Opposition
Score
Rank
Jan Ertmański Welterweight Bye  Haggerty (USA)
L
Did not advance 9
Jan Gerbich Light heavyweight Bye  Petersen (DEN)
L
Did not advance 9
Tomasz Konarzewski Heavyweight N/A  Larsen (DEN)
L
Did not advance 9
Eugeniusz Nowak Middleweight Bye  Murphy (IRL)
L
Did not advance 9
Adam Świtek Welterweight  Haggerty (USA)
L
Did not advance 17

Cycling[edit]

Eight cyclists represented Poland in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Games. The pursuit team won the silver medal. Lange, a member of the team, also placed fifth in the 50 kilometres.

Road cycling[edit]

Cyclist Event Final
Result Rank
Wiktor Hoechsmann Time trial Did not finish
Feliks Kostrzębski Time trial 8:14:43.6 55
Kazimierz Krzemiński Time trial 8:40:18.6 59
Oswald Miller Time trial 7:46:56.0 48
Wiktor Hoechsmann
Feliks Kostrzębski
Kazimierz Krzemiński
Oswald Miller
Team time trial 24:42:08.2 14

Track cycling[edit]

Ranks given are within the heat.

Cyclist Event First round First repechage Quarterfinals Second repechage Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Józef Lange 50 km N/A Unknown 5
Jan Łazarski 50 km N/A Unknown 8–36
Sprint Unknown 2 r Unknown 2 Did not advance
Franciszek Szymczyk Sprint 13.6 1 Q Advanced directly Unknown 3 r Did not start Did not advance
Józef Lange
Jan Lazarski
Tomasz Stankiewicz
Franciszek Szymczyk
Team pursuit 5:16.0 1 Q N/A 5:16.8 2 q N/A 5:18.0 1 Q 5:23.0 2nd

Equestrian[edit]

Six equestrians represented Poland in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Games. Królikiewicz won the country's first equestrian medal with the bronze in the jumping competition.

Equestrian Event Final
Score Time Rank
Kazimierz de Rostwo-Suski Eventing 958.5 N/A 24
Zdzisław Dziadulski Jumping 30.50 2:49.4 28
Tadeusz Komorowski Eventing 929.0 N/A 26
Adam Królikiewicz Jumping 10.00 2:38.4 3rd
Kazimierz Szosland Eventing 964.5 N/A 23
Jumping 39.25 3:20.0 32
Karol von Rómmel Eventing 1648.5 N/A 10
Jumping 18.00 2:38.2 10
Kazimierz de Rostwo-Suski
Tadeusz Komorowski
Kazimierz Szosland
Karol von Rómmel
Team eventing 3751.5 N/A 7
Zdzisław Dziadulski
Adam Królikiewicz
Kazimierz Szosland
Karol von Rómmel
Team jumping 58.50 N/A 6

Fencing[edit]

Five fencers, four men and one woman, represented Poland in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport; Poland was one of nine nations to send women to the first Olympic women's fencing competition.

Men

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Konrad Winkler Foil 0–4 5 Did not advance
Alfred Ader
Adam Papée
Konrad Winkler
Jerzy Zabielski
Team sabre 0–2 4 N/A Did not advance
Women

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Wanda Dubieńska Foil 0–5 6 Did not advance

Football[edit]

Poland competed in the Olympic football tournament for the first time in 1924.

Round 1
May 26, 1924
Hungary  5–0  Poland
Eisenhoffer Goal 14'
Hirzer Goal 51' Goal 58'
Opata Goal 70' Goal 87'
Report
Stade Bergeyre
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Johannes Mutters (NED)
Final rank
17th place

Rowing[edit]

Six rowers represented Poland in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport.

Ranks given are within the heat.

Rower Event Semifinals Repechage Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Andrzej Osiecimski-Czapski Single sculls Unknown 3 Did not advance
Antoni Brzozowski
Henryk Fronczak
Edmund Kowalec
Józef Szawara
Władysław Nadratowski
Coxed fours Unknown 3 Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

A single sailor represented Poland in 1924. It was the nation's debut in the sport as well as the Games.

Sailor Event Qualifying Final
Race 1 Race 2 Race 3 Total Race 1 Race 2 Total Rank
Edward Bryzemejster Olympic monotype 6 6 N/A Did not advance

Shooting[edit]

Shooter Event Final
Score Rank
Marian Borzemski 25 m rapid fire pistol 17 9
600 m free rifle 66 60
Bolesław Gościewicz 25 m rapid fire pistol 13 47
Staniłsaw Kowalczewski 25 m rapid fire pistol 16 21
600 m free rifle 69 58
Walerian Maryański 25 m rapid fire pistol 16 21
Władysław Świątek 600 m free rifle 62 65
Eugeniusz Waszkiewicz 600 m free rifle 64 63
Marian Borzemski
Franciszek Brożek
Bolesław Gościewicz
Staniłsaw Kowalczewski
Władysław Świątek
Team free rifle 477 15

Wrestling[edit]

Greco-Roman[edit]

Men's
Athlete Event First round Second round Third round Fourth round Fifth round Sixth round Seventh round Eighth round Rank
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Wacław Okulicz-Kozaryn Middleweight  Veuve (SUI)
W
 Lindfors (FIN)
L
 Vidal (ESP)
W
 Yalaz (TUR)
W
 Grbić (YUG)
L
Did not advance N/A =7
Leon Rękawek Lightweight  Pavlidis (GRE)
W
 Praks (EST)
L
 Askehave (DEN)
L
Did not advance N/A =13

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