Poland at the 1952 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 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki
Competitors 125 in 11 sports
Flag bearer Teodor Kocerka
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
1
Silver
2
Bronze
1
Total
4
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
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Other related appearances
Austria (1908–1912)
Russian Empire (1912)

Poland competed at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. 125 competitors, 103 men and 22 women, took part in 74 events in 11 sports.[1] Zygmunt Chychła became first post-War Olympic gold champion.

Medalists[edit]

Gold medal.svg Gold[edit]

Silver medal.svg Silver[edit]

Bronze medal.svg Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Roman Budzyński 200 m 23.37 2 Q 22.51 6 Did not advance
Mieczysław Długoborski 1500 metres 3:57.8 6 Did not advance
Alojzy Graj 5000 metres 14:30.0 7 N/A Did not advance
Jan Kielas 3000 m steeplechase 9:15.4 7 Did not advance
Emil Kiszka 100 m 11.13 3 Did not advance
Roman Korban 800 metres 1:54.7 4 Did not advance
Stefan Lewandowski 1500 metres 4:00.8 7 Did not advance
Gerard Mach 200 m 22.16 2 Q 22.12 4 Did not advance
400 m 48.64 2 Q DNS Did not advance
Winand Osiński Marathon N/A 2:54:38.2 47
Edmund Potrzebowski 800 metres 1:52.6 2 Q 1:53.7 5 Did not advance
1500 metres 3:56.8 6 Did not advance
Zdobysław Stawczyk 200 m 22.22 2 Q 22.12 4 Did not advance
Zygmunt Buhl
Emil Kiszka
Zdobysław Stawczyk
Dominik Sucheński
4×100 m relay 41.8 3 Q N/A 41.8 5 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Henryk Grabowski Long jump 6.77 21 Did not advance
Stanisław Kowal Triple jump 14.03 28 Did not advance
Tadeusz Krzyżanowski Shot put 14.90 11 Q 15.08 10
Zbigniew Radziwonowicz Javelin throw 61.50 20 Did not advance
Janusz Sidło Javelin throw 62.16 18 Did not advance
Zygfryd Weinberg Triple jump 14.65 9 Q 14.76 10
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Maria Arndt 200 m 25.9 6 Did not advance
Elzbieta Bocian 100 m 12.9 4 Did not advance
Genowefa Minicka 200 m 25.9 4 Did not advance
Eulalia Szwajkowska 200 m 25.5 1 Q N/A 25.2 6 Did not advance
Maria Arndt
Maria Piątkowska
Genowefa Minicka
Eulalia Szwajkowska
4×100 m relay 48.1 4 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Magdalena Breguła Shot put 13.05 6 Q 12.93 10
Maria Ciach Javelin throw 39.96 12 Q 44.31 7
Elżbieta Krysińska Shot put 11.50 16 Did not advance
Elżbieta Krzesińska-Duńska Long jump 5.43 18 Q 5.65 12
Maria Piątkowska Long jump 5.09 32 Did not advance

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Henryk Kukier Flyweight  Edgar Basel (GER)
L 0:3
Did not advance
Henryk Niedźwiedzki Bantamweight  Ronald Charles Gower (AUS)
W TKO
 Pentti Hamalainen (FIN)
L 0:3
Did not advance
Leszek Drogosz Featherweight  Kyar Ba Nyein (BIR)
W 3:0
 Pedro Galasso (BRA)
W 3:0
 Sergio Caprari (ITA)
L 0:3
Did not advance
Aleksy Antkiewicz Lightweight  Benjamin Enriquez (PHI)
W 3:0
 Hans-Werner Wohlers (GER)
W 3:0
 Frederick Reardon (GBR)
W 3:0
 Gheorghe Fiat (ROU)
W WO
 Aureliano Bolognesi (ITA)
L 0:3
Silver medal.svg
Leszek Kudłacik Light Welterweight  Rene Weismann (FRA)
L 1:2
Did not advance
Zygmunt Chychla Welterweight  Pierre Wouters (BEL)
W 3:0
 José Luis Dávalos Noriega (MEX)
W 3:0
 Július Torma (TCH)
W 2:1
 Günther Heidemann (GER)
W 2:1
 Sergei Scherbakov (URS)
W 3:0
Gold medal.svg
Jerzy Krawczyk Light Middleweight BYE  Boris Tishin (URS)
L TKO
Did not advance
Henryk Nowara Middleweight  Khan Mohammad (PAK)
L 1:2
Did not advance
Tadeusz Grzelak Light Heavyweight BYE  Franz Pfitscher (AUT)
W 3:0
 Norvel Lee (USA)
L 0:3
Did not advance
Antoni Gościański Heavyweight  Algirdas Šocikas (URS)
L TKO
Did not advance

Fencing[edit]

13 fencers, 10 male and 3 female, represented Poland in 1952.

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

Football[edit]

Preliminary round results[edit]

July 15, 1952
19:00
Poland  2–1  France
Trampisz Goal 31'
Krasówka Goal 49'
Report Leblond Goal 30'
Lahden kisapuisto, Lahti

Referee: Karel van der Meer (NED)

Attendance: 3.752

First round results[edit]

July 21, 1952
19:00
Denmark  2–0  Poland
Seebach Goal 17'
S. Nielsen Goal 69'
Report
Kupittaa, Turku

Referee: Folke Bålstad (NOR)

Attendance: 6.024

Gymnastics[edit]

Hockey[edit]

First round results[edit]

16 July 1952
07:30
Germany  7 – 2  Poland
Stoltenberg
Budinger
Thielemann
Flinik
Marzec

Rowing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poland at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2010-09-23. 

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