Poland men's national volleyball team

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Association Polski Związek Piłki Siatkowej
Manager Mirosław Przedpełski
Head coach Stephane Antiga
FIVB ranking 5 (as of July 2014)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 8 (First in 1968)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg, 1976
World Championship
Appearances 15 (First in 1949)
Best result Gold medal with cup.svg, 1974
FIVB World Cup
Appearances 5 (First in 1965)
Best result Silver medal with cup.svg, 1965, 2011
Website www.pzps.pl (Polish)
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Medal record
Olympic Games
Gold 1976 Montreal
World Championship
Gold 1974 Mexico
Silver 2006 Japan
World Cup
Silver 1965 Poland
Silver 2011 Japan
World League
Gold 2012 Sofia
Bronze 2011 Gdańsk
European Championship
Gold 2009 Turkey
Silver 1975 Yugoslavia
Silver 1977 Finland
Silver 1979 France
Silver 1981 Bulgaria
Silver 1983 East Germany
Bronze 1967 Turkey
Bronze 2011 Austria/Czech Republic

The Poland national men's volleyball team is the national volleyball team from Poland, controlled by the Polski Związek Piłki Siatkowej (PZPS), which represents the country in international competitions and friendly matches. It is one of the world's strongest teams, being the 2009 European Champions and is ranked fifth (as of July 2014) in the FIVB world ranking.

History[edit]

Poland achieved some of its best results in the 1970s, with gold medals at 1974 World Championship and the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal. They also won five consecutive silver medals at the European Championship, between 1975 and 1983. Poland's most recent success is gold at the 2009 European Championship, after defeating France in the finals.

The team has also competed in the World League ever since 1998, achieving their best results in 2012, when they won the gold medals.

2011-2013 Andrea Anastasi[edit]

2011[edit]

Andrea Anastasi has been a head coach since on February 23, 2011. Polish national team after bad previous year changed a head coach and squad. They started a year without an important players like Paweł Zagumny, Michał Winiarski or Mariusz Wlazły. The team started season with FIVB World League 2011. Poland as a host was in final tournament, which was held in Gdańsk. During a first match against Bulgaria, a opposite hitter - Zbigniew Bartman injured. Despite this Poland won after tie-break. Then Polish team lost with Italy (0-3) and won a match with Argentina after five sets. They went to the semifinal, but lost the match against Russia (1-3).[1] On July 10, 2011 Polish national team won a first medal of World League in history.[2] The bronze winning in the match against Argentina.[3] The medal ceremony gave them another individual awards - Bartosz Kurek as the Best Scorer and Krzysztof Ignaczak as the Best Libero.[4]

In the same year the Polish national team wanted to defend a title of European Champion from 2009. The team, without injured Zbigniew Bartman, won in playoff round with Czech Republic and went to quarterfinals.[5] In Karlovy Vary beat Slovakia (3-0).[6] Then they moved to Vienna and lost the match against Italy (0-3).[7] Poles again played the 3rd place match. On September 18, 2011 they beat the winners of World League 2011 - Russia (3-1) and achieved their second bronze in 2011.[8] In addition, individual award for Best Server received Bartosz Kurek.[9]

In November was the first chance to qualify for the Olympic Games 2012. At FIVB World Cup 2011 won 9 of 11 matches. They lost with Iran (2-3), Brazil (2-3) and Russia (2-3). Polish national team won promotion to the Olympics on December 3, 2011, when they won first two sets against Brazil (this one point gave them place on the podium).[10] In conclusion Poland won the silver medal, and repeated the success of the FIVB World Cup 1965.[11] For the first time in the history Polish national team won three medals in one year. One of individual awards, won Marcin Możdżonek, who was Best Blocker.[12]

Polish men's national volleyball team was elected the best team of 2011 in 77th Plebiscyt Przeglądu Sportowego 2011 in Poland and Bartosz Kurek was 2nd in the Top 10 of Polish Athlets in the same competition.

2012[edit]

The main purpose for the team were Olympics, but earlier they participated in FIVB World League 2012. They won 10 of 12 matches of intercontinental round, including 3 times won with Brazil, which was successful after many years of defeats.[13] Poland advanced to Final Six, which was held in Sofia, Bulgaria. Polish team was in Pool F with Cuba and Brazil. They won with the both of group matches and went to the semi final.[14] They beat the host - Bulgaria and for the first time in history had a chance to play in final of World League.[15][16][17] On July 8, 2012 won the final match against United States (3-0).[18][19][20] It was a second medal of World League for Polish team and the first gold. Polish players received 4 of 8 individual awards. Best Spiker was Zbigniew Bartman, Best Blocker - Marcin Możdżonek, Best Libero - Krzysztof Ignaczak and Most Valuable Player - Bartosz Kurek.

On July 29, 2012 the team played their first Pool A match at Olympic Games London 2012 against Italy (3-1).[21][22] Polish national team won 3 of 5 pool matches, but lost with Bulgaria and Australia.[23] They went to quarterfinal, but lost it after 3-1 match against future Olympic Champions - Russia.[24][25] Despite the defeat, Krzysztof Ignaczak was the Best Receiver of the Olympic Games 2012 (four years earlier, the same award received another Polish player - Michał Winiarski).[26]

Poland had the success and failure of this season, but despite this they were elected the best team of 2012 in 78th Plebiscyt Przeglądu Sportowego 2011 in Poland.

2014-? Stéphane Antiga[edit]

2014[edit]

On October 24, 2013 was announced a new head coach - Stéphane Antiga.[27] He began his work until the end of the league season 2013/2014, because was a player of PGE Skra Bełchatów and he had to end his career as a player. A first tournament, where Poland was conducted by him was the CEV European Championship 2015 qualification. Poland won 5 of 6 matches with Macedonia, Latvia twice and Slovenia once. Polish national team qualified for the CEV European Championship 2015.[28] Then the team took part in the FIVB World League 2014. They won 6 of 12 matches of intercontinental round, but didn't qualify to Final Six. They lacked one set against Brazil for a place in the final tournament.[29] Later, the team was preparing at training camp in Belchatów, Capbreton and Spała before the World Championship 2014.[30] On August 16-18, 2014 was the 12th Memorial of Hubert Jerzy Wagner at Kraków Arena, Kraków. First day, after losing match with Bulgaria (2-3), coach Antiga announced the list of players, who will represent Polish national team at World Championship 2014.[31][32] He eliminated one of the major players in previous years - Bartosz Kurek. In the following matches of tournament could not play Mariusz Wlazły because of ankle sprain.[33] Despite this, Poland won with China and the first time since 2011, won with Russia.[34] The Polish team took 2nd place and two of Polish players received individual awards - Piotr Nowakowski as the Best Server and Krzysztof Ignaczak as the Best Libero.[35]

Results[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Stanisław Zduńczyk Aleksander Skiba Jerzy Szymczyk Edward Skorek Zbigniew Jasiukiewicz
Tadeusz Siwek Zdzisław Ambroziak Stanisław Gościniak Romuald Paszkiewicz Hubert Wagner
Wojciech Rutkowski Zbigniew Zarzycki
Head coach: Tadeusz Szlagor
Ryszard Bosek Bronisław Bebel Wiesław Gawłowski Marek Karbarz Zbigniew Lubiejewski
Lech Łasko Mirosław Rybaczewski Włodzimierz Sadalski Edward Skorek (C) Włodzimierz Stefański
Tomasz Wójtowicz Zbigniew Zarzycki
Head coach: Hubert Wagner
Damian Dacewicz Piotr Gruszka Krzysztof Janczak Marcin Nowak Robert Prygiel
Witold Roman (C) Andrzej Stelmach Krzysztof Stelmach Mariusz Szyszko Krzysztof Śmigiel
Leszek Urbanowicz Paweł Zagumny
Head coach: Wiktor Krebok
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
6. Dawid Murek 3. Piotr Gruszka 1. Andrzej Stelmach 11. Łukasz Kadziewicz 8. Krzysztof Ignaczak
13. Sebastian Świderski 12. Radosław Rybak 5. Paweł Zagumny (C) 16. Arkadiusz Gołaś
14. Piotr Gabrych 18. Robert Szczerbaniuk
17. Michał Bąkiewicz
Head coach: Stanisław Gościniak
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 3. Piotr Gruszka (C) 5. Paweł Zagumny 4. Daniel Pliński 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
8. Marcin Wika 10. Mariusz Wlazły 12. Paweł Woicki 11. Łukasz Kadziewicz
13. Sebastian Świderski 18. Marcin Możdżonek
14. Krzysztof Gierczyński
Head coach: Raul Lozano
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 9. Zbigniew Bartman 5. Paweł Zagumny 1. Piotr Nowakowski 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
6. Bartosz Kurek 7. Jakub Jarosz 15. Łukasz Żygadło 4. Grzegorz Kosok
13. Michał Kubiak 18. Marcin Możdżonek (C)
14. Michał Ruciak
Head coach: Andrea Anastasi

World Championship[edit]

Ryszard Bosek Wiesław Czaja Wiesław Gawłowski Stanisław Gościniak Marek Karbarz
Mirosław Rybaczewski Włodzimierz Sadalski Aleksander Skiba Edward Skorek (C) Włodzimierz Stefański
Tomasz Wójtowicz Zbigniew Zarzycki
Head coach: Hubert Wagner
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 10. Mariusz Wlazły 5. Paweł Zagumny 4. Daniel Pliński 15. Piotr Gacek
3. Piotr Gruszka 12. Grzegorz Szymański 9. Łukasz Żygadło 7. Wojciech Grzyb
13. Sebastian Świderski 11. Łukasz Kadziewicz
17. Michał Bąkiewicz
Head coach: Raul Lozano
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 3. Piotr Gruszka (C) 5. Paweł Zagumny 1. Piotr Nowakowski 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
6. Bartosz Kurek 10. Mariusz Wlazły 19. Grzegorz Łomacz 12. Patryk Czarnowski
9. Zbigniew Bartman 18. Marcin Możdżonek
14. Michał Ruciak
Head coach: Daniel Castellani
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski (C) 3. Dawid Konarski 5. Paweł Zagumny 1. Piotr Nowakowski 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
13. Michał Kubiak 10. Mariusz Wlazły 11. Fabian Drzyzga 7. Karol Kłos 17. Paweł Zatorski
20. Mateusz Mika 8. Andrzej Wrona
21. Rafał Buszek 18. Marcin Możdżonek
Head coach: Stéphane Antiga

World Cup[edit]

Zdzisław Ambroziak Tadeusz Kiełpiński Romuald Paszkiewicz Zbigniew Rusek Wojciech Rutkowski
Ryszard Sierszulski Tadeusz Siwek Edward Skorek Jerzy Suchanek Waldemar Szczepanowski
Jerzy Szymczyk Bohdan Tomaszewski
Head coach: Zygmunt Kraus

1985 to 2007 — did not participate

Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 9. Zbigniew Bartman 5. Paweł Zagumny 1. Piotr Nowakowski 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
6. Bartosz Kurek 7. Jakub Jarosz 15. Łukasz Żygadło 10. Łukasz Wiśniewski 17. Paweł Zatorski
13. Michał Kubiak 18. Marcin Możdżonek (C)
14. Michał Ruciak 19. Patryk Czarnowski
Head coach: Andrea Anastasi

World League[edit]

Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 3. Piotr Gruszka 5. Paweł Zagumny 4. Daniel Pliński 12. Paweł Zatorski
6. Bartosz Kurek 7. Jakub Jarosz 11. Łukasz Żygadło 8. Karol Kłos 15. Piotr Gacek
9. Zbigniew Bartman 10. Mariusz Wlazły 19. Grzegorz Łomacz 16. Patryk Czarnowski
13. Mateusz Mika 18. Marcin Możdżonek
14. Michał Ruciak
17. Michał Bąkiewicz
Head coach: Daniel Castellani
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
6. Bartosz Kurek 3. Piotr Gruszka (C) 12. Paweł Woicki 1. Piotr Nowakowski 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
13. Michał Kubiak 7. Jakub Jarosz 15. Łukasz Żygadło 4. Grzegorz Kosok 17. Paweł Zatorski
14. Michał Ruciak 9. Zbigniew Bartman 5. Karol Kłos
17. Michał Bąkiewicz 18. Marcin Możdżonek
Head coach: Andrea Anastasi
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 9. Zbigniew Bartman 5. Paweł Zagumny 1. Piotr Nowakowski 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
6. Bartosz Kurek 7. Jakub Jarosz 15. Łukasz Żygadło 4. Grzegorz Kosok 17. Paweł Zatorski
13. Michał Kubiak 18. Marcin Możdżonek (C)
14. Michał Ruciak 10. Łukasz Wiśniewski
Head coach: Andrea Anastasi
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 3. Dawid Konarski 11. Fabian Drzyzga 1. Piotr Nowakowski 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
6. Bartosz Kurek 7. Jakub Jarosz 15. Łukasz Żygadło 4. Grzegorz Kosok 17. Paweł Zatorski
13. Michał Kubiak 9. Zbigniew Bartman 8. Andrzej Wrona
14. Michał Ruciak 18. Marcin Możdżonek (C)
Head coach: Andrea Anastasi
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski (C) 3. Dawid Konarski 11. Fabian Drzyzga 1. Piotr Nowakowski 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
6. Bartosz Kurek 9. Grzegorz Bociek 12. Paweł Woicki 7. Karol Kłos 17. Paweł Zatorski
14. Michał Ruciak 10. Mariusz Wlazły 15. Łukasz Żygadło 8. Andrzej Wrona
19. Wojciech Ferens 22. Łukasz Perłowski
20. Mateusz Mika
21. Rafał Buszek
Head coach: Stéphane Antiga

¹ players during all matches of intercontinental round

European Championship[edit]

Stanisław Adamczyk Kazimierz Feliszewski Zenon Kurpios Jerzy Lewkowicz Waldemar Poleszczuk
Marian Radomski Wojciech Rutkowski Mirosław Schlief Aleksy Szołomnicki Wojciech Szuppe
Tadeusz Wleciał Jan Woluch
Head coach: Leonard Michniewski
Aleksander Gediga Romuald Mazurek Waldemar Poleszczuk Marian Radomski Wojciech Rutkowski
Mirosław Schlief Ryszard Sierszulski Tadeusz Siwek Tadeusz Szlagor Aleksy Szołomnicki
Alfred Szperling Leonard Tietianiec
Head coach: Józef Śliwka
Zdzisław Ambroziak Aleksander Gediga Tadeusz Kiełpiński Romuald Paszkiewicz Wojciech Rutkowski
Zbigniew Rusek Ryszard Sierszulski Tadeusz Siwek Jerzy Suchanek Waldemar Szczepanowski
Bohdan Tomaszewski Hubert Wagner
Head coach: Gwidon Grochowski
Zdzisław Ambroziak Stanisław Gościniak Zbigniew Jasiukiewicz Romuald Paszkiewicz Wojciech Rutkowski
Aleksander Skiba Ryszard Sierszulski Tadeusz Siwek Edward Skorek Jerzy Szymczyk
Hubert Wagner Stanisław Zduńczyk
Head coach: Tadeusz Szlagor
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
1. Michał Winiarski 8. Robert Prygiel 5. Paweł Zagumny 3. Daniel Pliński 15. Piotr Gacek
6. Bartosz Kurek 12. Grzegorz Szymański 9. Łukasz Żygadło 7. Wojciech Grzyb
13. Sebastian Świderski 11. Łukasz Kadziewicz
17. Michał Bąkiewicz
Head coach: Raul Lozano
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
6. Bartosz Kurek 3. Piotr Gruszka (C) 5. Paweł Zagumny 1. Piotr Nowakowski 15. Piotr Gacek
9. Zbigniew Bartman 7. Jakub Jarosz 12. Paweł Woicki 4. Daniel Pliński 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
14. Michał Ruciak 10 Marcel Gromadowski 18. Marcin Możdżonek
17. Michał Bąkiewicz
Head coach: Daniel Castellani
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
6. Bartosz Kurek 3. Piotr Gruszka (C) 11. Fabian Drzyzga 1. Piotr Nowakowski 2. Paweł Zatorski
10. Mateusz Mika 7. Jakub Jarosz 15. Łukasz Żygadło 4. Grzegorz Kosok 16. Krzysztof Ignaczak
13. Michał Kubiak 5. Karol Kłos
14. Michał Ruciak 18. Marcin Możdżonek
Head coach: Andrea Anastasi
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
2. Michał Winiarski 7. Jakub Jarosz 11. Fabian Drzyzga 1. Piotr Nowakowski 17. Paweł Zatorski
6. Bartosz Kurek 9. Grzegorz Bociek 15. Łukasz Żygadło 10. Łukasz Wiśniewski
13. Michał Kubiak 18. Marcin Możdżonek (C)
14. Michał Ruciak
Head coach: Andrea Anastasi

European League[edit]

  • 2014 – 6th place¹
Outside hitter Opposite hitter Setter Middle-blocker Libero
6. Michał Kaczyński 8. Bartłomiej Bołądź 4. Przemysław Stępień 1. Jan Nowakowski 3. Michał Żurek
10. Michał Filip 9. Maciej Muzaj 13. Michał Kędzierski 15. Mateusz Bieniek 21. Adam Kowalski
14. Sławomir Stolc 16. Piotr Hain
18. Dawid Dryja
Head coach: Andrzej Kowal

¹ Polish national team B

Current roster[edit]

Coach: France Stéphane Antiga
Second coach: France Philippe Blain
Coach of physical preparation: Poland Wojciech Janas
Scoutman: Poland Oskar Kaczmarczyk
Poland Robert Kazimierczak
Doctor: Poland Jan Sokal
Physiotherapist: Poland Paweł Brandt
Poland Tomasz Pieczko
Spokesman: Poland Mariusz Szyszko
Manager: Poland Andrzej Wołkowycki
Poland Hubert Tomaszewski

The following is the Polish roster in the 2014 FIVB Volleyball Men's World Championship.[36]

No. Name Date of birth Height Weight Spike Block 2014 club
1 Nowakowski, PiotrPiotr Nowakowski 18 December 1987 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 355 cm (140 in) 340 cm (130 in) Poland Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
2 Winiarski, MichałMichał Winiarski (C) 28 September 1983 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 82 kg (181 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 332 cm (131 in) Russia Fakel Novy Urengoy
3 Konarski, DawidDawid Konarski 31 August 1989 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 353 cm (139 in) 320 cm (130 in) Poland Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
5 Zagumny, PawełPaweł Zagumny 18 October 1977 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 336 cm (132 in) 317 cm (125 in) Poland ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
7 Kłos, KarolKarol Kłos 8 August 1989 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 357 cm (141 in) 326 cm (128 in) Poland PGE Skra Bełchatów
8 Wrona, AndrzejAndrzej Wrona 27 December 1988 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 95 kg (209 lb) 350 cm (140 in) 265 cm (104 in) Poland PGE Skra Bełchatów
10 Wlazły, MariuszMariusz Wlazły 4 August 1983 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 360 cm (140 in) 329 cm (130 in) Poland PGE Skra Bełchatów
11 Drzyzga, FabianFabian Drzyzga 3 January 1990 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (200 lb) 325 cm (128 in) 304 cm (120 in) Poland Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
13 Kubiak, MichałMichał Kubiak 23 February 1988 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 80 kg (180 lb) 328 cm (129 in) 312 cm (123 in) Poland Jastrzębski Węgiel
16 Ignaczak, KrzysztofKrzysztof Ignaczak 15 May 1978 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 330 cm (130 in) 315 cm (124 in) Poland Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
17 Zatorski, PawełPaweł Zatorski 21 June 1990 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 73 kg (161 lb) 328 cm (129 in) 304 cm (120 in) Poland PGE Skra Bełchatów
18 Możdżonek, MarcinMarcin Możdżonek 9 February 1985 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 93 kg (205 lb) 358 cm (141 in) 338 cm (133 in) Poland ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle
20 Mika, MateuszMateusz Mika 21 January 1991 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 352 cm (139 in) 320 cm (130 in) France Montpellier UC
21 Buszek, RafałRafał Buszek 28 April 1987 1.94 m (6 ft 4 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 345 cm (136 in) 327 cm (129 in) Poland Indykpol AZS Olsztyn

Gallery[edit]

FIVB World League 2011[edit]

FIVB World League 2012[edit]

FIVB World League 2013[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Poland join Brazil, Russia & Argentina in World League semifinals - fivb.org - 08-07-2011
  2. ^ Triumphant Poland gain first ever World League medal after winning bronze - fivb.org - 10-07-2011
  3. ^ Anastasi: The most important is the heart and passion I saw on the court today - fivb.org - 10-07-2011
  4. ^ Russia win second World League title in classic 2011 final - 10-07-2011
  5. ^ Czech Republic defeated by Poland after nerve-racking battle - cev.lu - 14-09-2011
  6. ^ Poland bound for Vienna - cev.lu - 15-09-2011
  7. ^ High brisance in EuroVolley semifinals - cev.lu - 16-09-2011
  8. ^ Bartosz Kurek is the man of the day as Poland strikes bronze at EuroVolley - cev.lu - 18-09-2011
  9. ^ Kurek najlepiej serwującym zawodnikiem - sport.wp.pl - 18-09-2011
  10. ^ Russia and Poland book trip to London, Brazil and Italy fight for last ticket - fivb.org - 03-12-2011
  11. ^ Poland shoot up World Rankings on back of World Cup silver - fivb.org - 04-12-2011
  12. ^ Maxim Mikhaylov earns MVP of FIVB Men’s World Cup - fivb.org - 04-12-2011
  13. ^ Poland reach World League Finals with sensational win over Brazil - fivb.org - 17-06-2012
  14. ^ Poland and Cuba waiting to find out their opponents - fivb.org - 06-07-2012
  15. ^ Poland advance to final after 3-0 win over Bulgaria - fivb.org - 07-07-2012
  16. ^ Poland writes history as they make it to first ever World League final - fivb.org - 07-07-2012
  17. ^ Poland and USA meet in World League final for first time - fivb.org - 07-07-2012
  18. ^ Poland wins historical gold at the 2012 World League - fivb.org - 08-07-2012
  19. ^ Poland beat USA to claim first World League title - fivb.org - 08-07-2012
  20. ^ Poland madly happy, USA continues to build on... - fivb.org - 08-07-2012
  21. ^ The setter did his job and we did ours - Polish Mozdzonek - fivb.org - 29-07-2012
  22. ^ Poland impress with overall game - fivb.org - 29-07-2012
  23. ^ Australia keep alive their hopes after beating Poland - fivb.org - 06-08-2012
  24. ^ With terrific show of strength Russia end Poland's Olympic adventure - fivb.org - 08-08-2012
  25. ^ “Poland was always a really tough opponent team for us” says Russia coach Vladimir Alekno - fivb.org - 08-08-2012
  26. ^ Best Players - fivb.org - 12-08-2012
  27. ^ Stéphane Antiga appointed new Poland men’s coach - fivb.org - 28-10-2013
  28. ^ Poles, Finns, Slovaks, Czechs, Croats and Belarusians earn tickets to Bulgaria-Italy 2015 - cev.lu - 02-06-2014
  29. ^ Dramatic Intercontinental Round final day as World League Finals participants confirmed - fivb.org - 07-07-2014
  30. ^ MŚ siatkarzy 2014: ruszyło zgrupowanie Biało-Czerwonych, Łukasz Żygadło poza kadrą - eurosport.onet.pl - 17-07-2014
  31. ^ FIVB Mistrzostwa świata w piłce siatkowej mężczyzn Polska 2014. Trener Antiga ogłosił skład - plusliga.pl - 17-08-2014
  32. ^ Polish team named for the FIVB Men's World Championship Poland 2014 - fivb.org - 17-08-2014
  33. ^ Jan Sokal: kontuzja Wlazłego nie jest aż tak groźna - eurosport.onet.pl - 18-08-2014
  34. ^ XII Memoriał Huberta Jerzego Wagnera: Polacy pokonali Rosję - eurosport.onet.pl - 18-08-2014
  35. ^ Rosja wygrała Memoriał. Muserskij MVP - plusliga.pl - 19-08-2014
  36. ^ "Team Roster – Poland". poland2014.fivb.org. Retrieved 8 September 2014. 

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