Poland at the 1948 Summer Olympics

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Poland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Poland
IOC code  POL
NOC Polish Olympic Committee
Website www.pkol.pl (Polish)
At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London
Competitors 37 in 5 sports
Medals
Rank: 34
Gold
0
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
1
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Poland competed at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, England. 37 competitors, 30 men and 7 women, took part in 26 events in 5 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Edward Adamczyk Long jump 7,030 9 q 6.735 11
Witold Gerutto Shot put 14.450 12 q 14.37 10
Mieczysław Łomowski Shot put 14.700 7 Q 15.43 4
Women
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Henryka Słomczewska-Nowak Long jump 5.180 17 Did not advance
Melania Sinoracka Javelin throw N/A 35.74 11
Jadwiga Wajs-Marcinkiewicz Discus throw N/A 39.30 4

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Janusz Kasperczak Flyweight  Ronald Gower (AUS)
L PTS
Did not advance
Wawrzyniec Bazarnik Bantamweight  Celestine González (CHI)
L PTS
Did not advance
Aleksy Antkiewicz Featherweight  Leon Trani (PHI)
W PTS
 Pedro Garcia[disambiguation needed] (PER)
W PTS
 Seo Byeong-Ran (KOR)
W PTS
 Ernesto Formenti (PHI)
L PTS
 Francisco Núñez (ARG)
W PTS
Bronze medal.svg
Zygmunt Chychła Welterweight  Frits Wijngaard (KOR)
W PTS
 Alex Obeysekere (CEY)
W KO2
 Alessandro D'Ottavio (ITA)
L PTS
Did not advance 5
Antoni Kolczyński Middleweight BYE  Dogomar Martínez  (URU)
L PTS
Did not advance
Franciszek Szymura Light Heavyweight  Mac Joachim (IND)
W PTS
 Israel Quitcón (PUR)
W RSC1
 Mauro Cía (ARG)
L PTS
Did not advance 5

Canoeing[edit]

Sprint[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Czesław Sobieraj K-1 1000 m 4:46.5 5 N/A Did not advance
K-1 10000 m N/A 52:51.0 7
Alfons Jeżewski
Marian Matłotka
K-2 1000 m NT 8 N/A Did not advance
K-2 10000 m N/A 48:25.6 10

Fencing[edit]

Seven fencers, six men and one woman, represented Poland in 1948.

Men's épée
Men's team épée
Men's sabre
Men's team sabre
Women's foil

Art competitions[edit]

Athlete Event Category Title Rank
Zbigniew Turski Music Choral and orchestral Olympic Symphony Gold medal.svg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poland at the 1948 London Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-06-21. 

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