Poland at the 2006 Winter 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 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin
Competitors 45 (28 men, 17 women) in 11 sports
Flag bearer Paulina Ligocka (opening)
Tomasz Sikora (closing)[1][2]
Medals
Rank: 20
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
1
Total
2
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Austria (1908–1912)
Russian Empire (1912)

Poland competed at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

Poland sent 45 athletes to the 2006 Winter Olympic Games, and snowboarder Paulina Ligocka was the flag bearer at the opening ceremonies, while biathlete Tomasz Sikora was the flag bearer at the closing ceremonies.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Sikora, TomaszTomasz Sikora Biathlon Men's mass start 25 February
 Bronze Kowalczyk, JustynaJustyna Kowalczyk Cross-country skiing Women's 30 km freestyle 24 February

Alpine skiing pictogram.svg Alpine skiing[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total Rank
Michał Kałwa Men's downhill n/a 1:56.81 44
Men's super-G n/a 1:36.25 45
Men's slalom 59.82 Did not finish
Men's combined 1:42.72 Did not finish
Dagmara Krzyżynska Women's giant slalom 1:03.86 1:12.05 n/a 2:15.91 25
Katarzyna Karasińska Women's slalom 45.41 48.89 n/a 1:34.30 30

Note: In the men's combined, run 1 is the downhill, and runs 2 and 3 are the slalom. In the women's combined, run 1 and 2 are the slalom, and run 3 the downhill.

Biathlon pictogram.svg Biathlon[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Grzegorz Bodziana Sprint 30:08.4 1 68
Individual 1:03:39.6 5 72
Michał Piecha Sprint 30:08.4 2 64
Krzysztof Pływaczyk Individual 1:04:12.9 4 75
Tomasz Sikora Sprint 27:54.3 2 19
Pursuit 37:31.61 6 18
Mass start 47:26.3 1 Silver medal icon.svg
Individual 57:22.1 3 21
Wiesław Ziemianin Sprint 28:10.1 0 25
Pursuit 38:42.36 1 28
Individual 1:01:16.0 4 53
Wiesław Ziemianin
Tomasz Sikora
Michał Piecha
Krzysztof Pływaczyk
Relay 1:26:57.0 12 13
Women
Athlete Event Final
Time Misses Rank
Magdalena Grzywa Individual 1:00:41.3 7 71
Magdalena Gwizdoń Sprint 23:54.7 1 20
Pursuit 41:12.62 4 21
Mass start 45:59.5 5 29
Individual 55:17.5 4 33
Magdalena Nykiel Sprint 25:32.2 1 56
Pursuit Lapped
Krystyna Pałka Sprint 24:07.3 1 25
Pursuit 43:26.56 6 37
Mass start 46:31.5 3 30
Individual 51:50.7 0 5
Katarzyna Ponikwia Sprint 26:17.3 1 63
Individual 57:32.7 4 56
Krystyna Pałka
Magdalena Gwizdoń
Katarzyna Ponikwia
Magdalena Grzywa
Relay 1:20:29.3 8 7

Bobsleigh pictogram.svg Bobsleigh[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Dawid Kupczyk
Michał Zblewski
Mariusz Latkowski
Marcin Płacheta
Four-man 55.89 55.79 55.85 55.49 3:43.02 15

Cross country skiing pictogram.svg Cross-country skiing[edit]

Distance
Athlete Event Final
Total Rank
Justyna Kowalczyk Women's 10 km classical Did not finish
Women's 15 km pursuit 43:25.6 8
Women's 30 km freestyle 1:22:27.5 Bronze medal icon.svg
Janusz Krężelok Men's 15 km classical 40:24.5 26
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualifying Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Total Rank Total Rank Total Rank Total Rank
Justyna Kowalczyk Women's sprint 2:21.19 44 Did not advance 44
Maciej Kreczmer Men's sprint 2:20.83 33 Did not advance 33
Janusz Krężelok Men's sprint 2:20.04 23 Q 2:21.6 4 Did not advance 19
Maciej Kreczmer
Janusz Krężelok
Men's team sprint n/a 17:27.1 5 Q 17:26.3 7

Figure skating pictogram.svg Figure skating[edit]

Athlete Event CD SP/OD FS/FD Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Dorota Zagórska
Mariusz Siudek
Pairs n/a 56.10 9 109.85 8 165.95 9
Aleksandra Kauc
Michał Zych
Ice dance 24.93 21 42.06 22 69.61 22 136.60 21

Key: CD = Compulsory Dance, FD = Free Dance, FS = Free Skate, OD = Original Dance, SP = Short Program

Luge pictogram.svg Luge[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total Rank
Ewelina Staszulonek Women's singles 48.653 47.666 48.293 47.567 3:12.179 15
Krzysztof Lipiński
Marcin Piekarski
Doubles 49.829 48.616 n/a 1:38.445 17

Short track speed skating pictogram.svg Short track speed skating[edit]

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Dariusz Kulesza Men's 500 m 43.416 2 Q Disqualified
Men's 1000 m 1:29.102 2 Q 1:30.556 4 Did not advance 11
Men's 1500 m 2:24.118 5 Did not advance 22

Skeleton pictogram.svg Skeleton[edit]

Athlete Event Final
Run 1 Run 2 Total Rank
Monika Wołowiec Women's 1:02.31 1:02.99 2:05.30 15

Ski jumping pictogram.svg Ski jumping[edit]

Athlete Event Qualifying First round Final
Points Rank Points Rank Points Total Rank
Stefan Hula Normal hill 110.5 24 Q 115.5 27 Q 102.5 218.0 29
Adam Małysz Normal hill 130.5 4 PQ 130.0 8 Q 131.0 261.0 7
Large hill 114.1 11 PQ 111.4 10 Q 111.3 222.7 14
Robert Mateja Normal hill 127.0 4 Q 115.0 28 Q 114.0 229.0 25
Large hill 80.3 28 Q 84.8 38 Did not advance 38
Rafał Śliż Large hill 63.1 43 Did not advance 43
Kamil Stoch Normal hill 122.5 11 Q 125.5 15 Q 121.5 247.0 16
Large hill 83.0 27 Q 96.2 30 Q 103.8 200.0 26
Stefan Hula
Adam Małysz
Robert Mateja
Kamil Stoch
Team n/a 445.2 5 Q 449.2 894.4 5

Note: PQ indicates a skier was pre-qualified for the final, based on entry rankings.

Snowboarding pictogram.svg Snowboarding[edit]

Halfpipe
Athlete Event Qualifying run 1 Qualifying run 2 Final
Points Rank Points Rank Run 1 Run 2 Rank
Paulina Ligocka Women's halfpipe 31.8 11 31.8 11 Did not advance 17
Mateusz Ligocki Men's halfpipe 11.6 38 4.0 38 Did not advance 44
Michał Ligocki Men's halfpipe 11.3 40 26.9 23 Did not advance 29

Note: In the final, the single best score from two runs is used to determine the ranking. A bracketed score indicates a run that wasn't counted.

Parallel GS
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Blanka Isielonis Women's parallel giant slalom 1:25.87 27 Did not advance 27
Jagna Marczułajtis Women's parallel giant slalom 1:23.12 17 Did not advance 17

Key: '+ Time' represents a deficit; the brackets indicate the results of each run.

Snowboard Cross
Athlete Event Qualifying 1/8 finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Finals
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Mateusz Ligocki Men's snowboard cross 1:21.81 13 Q 4 Did not advance 20
Rafał Skarbek-Malczewski Men's snowboard cross 1:22.07 16 Q 4 Did not advance 22

Speed skating pictogram.svg Speed skating[edit]

Athlete Event Race 1 Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Konrad Niedźwiedzki Men's 1000 m n/a 1:09.95 13
Men's 1500 m n/a 1:48.09 12
Maciej Ustynowicz Men's 500 m 36.09 51.92 1:28.01 36
Men's 1000 m Disqualified
Artur Waś Men's 500 m 36.43 36.61 1:13.04 32
Katarzyna Wójcicka Women's 1000 m n/a 1:17.28 8
Women's 1500 m n/a 1:59.96 11
Women's 3000 m n/a 4:09.61 10
Women's 5000 m n/a 7:28.09 16
Paweł Zygmunt Men's 5000 m n/a 6:35.01 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Flagbearers for the Opening Ceremony". Retrieved 30 March 2009. 
  2. ^ "Flagbearers for the Closing Ceremony". Retrieved 30 March 2009. 

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