Poland at the 1976 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 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal
Competitors 207 (180 men and 27 women) in 18 sports
Medals
Rank: 6
Gold
7
Silver
6
Bronze
13
Total
26
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Austria (1908–1912)
Russian Empire (1912)

Poland competed at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. 207 competitors, 180 men and 27 women, took part in 116 events in 18 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Archery[edit]

Poland entered two women and two men in the archery competition. It was the second time that Poland had sent archers to the Olympics. After winning a silver medal in the women's competition in 1972, Poland's best finisher in 1976 was Jadwiga Wilejto at 6th place. Both of the Polish men, however, improved considerably on the best male competitor of four years before. Poland placed eighth on the national leaderboard for archery.

Women's Individual Competition:

Men's Individual Competition:

  • Jan Popowicz — 2355 points (→ 17th place)
  • Woj. Szymanczyk — 2346 points (→ 22nd place)

Athletics[edit]

Men's 100 metres

Men's 200 metres

Men's 400 metres

Men's 800 metres

  • Heat — 1:46.36
  • Semi Final — 1:47.06 (→ did not advance)

Men's 1,500 metres

Men's 4x100m Relay

  • Heat — 39.41
  • Semi Final — 39.09
  • Final — 38.83s (→ 4th place)

Men's 4x400m Relay

  • Heat — 3:03.03
  • Final — 3:01.43 (→ Silver Silver Medal)

Men's 400m Hurdles

  • Heats — 51.39s
  • Semi Finals — 50.57s (→ did not advance)

Men's 3,000 m Steeplechase

Men's Marathon

Men's High Jump

  • Qualification — 2.16m
  • Final — 2.25m (→ Gold Gold Medal)

Men's Long Jump

  • Qualification — 7.71m (→ did not advance)

Men's Triple Jump

Men's Javelin Throw

Men's Pole Vault

Men's Discus Throw

  • Qualification — 59.42m (→ did not advance)

Men's 20 km Race Walk

Men's Decathlon

Boxing[edit]

Men's Light Flyweight (– 48 kg)

Canoeing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Men's Individual Road Race

Men's 1.000m Time Trial

Men's 1.000m Sprint (Scratch)

Men's 4.000m Individual Pursuit

Fencing[edit]

18 fencers, 13 men and 5 women, represented Poland in 1976.

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

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Handball[edit]

Judo[edit]

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Poland in 1976. Janusz Pyciak-Peciak won an individual gold medal.

Men's Individual Competition:

Men's Team Competition:

  • Pyciak-Peciak, Pacelt, and Trybusiewicz — 15343 points (→ 4th place)

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Swimming[edit]

Volleyball[edit]

Men's Team Competition
  • Preliminary Round (Group A)
  • Defeated South Korea 3-2 (12-15 6-15 15-6 15-6 15-5)
  • Defeated Canada 3-0 (15-4 15-7 15-6)
  • Defeated Cuba 3-2 (13-15 10-15 15-6 15-9 20-18)
  • Defeated Czechoslovakia 3-1 (8-15 15-11 15-5 16-14)
  • Semi Final
  • Defeated Japan 3-2 (15-17 15-6 15-6 10-15 15-10)
  • Final
  • Defeated Soviet Union 3-2 (11-15 15-13 13-15 19-17 15-7) → Gold Gold Medal
  • Team Roster

Weightlifting[edit]

Wrestling[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poland at the 1976 Montreal Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2011-04-10.