Poland at the 1928 Summer Olympics

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Poland at the
1928 Summer Olympics
Flag of Poland (1919–1927).svg
IOC codePOL
NOCPolish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.pkol.pl (in Polish)
in Amsterdam
Competitors93 in 11 sports
Medals
Ranked 21st
Gold
1
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Total
5
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)
Other related appearances
 Austria (1908–1912)
 Russian Empire (1912)

Poland competed at the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Netherlands. 93 competitors, 82 men and 11 women, took part in 44 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event
 Gold Halina Konopacka Athletics Women's discus throw
 Silver Michał Antoniewicz
Kazimierz Gzowski
Kazimierz Szosland
Equestrian Team jumping
 Bronze Michał Antoniewicz
Karol Rómmel
Józef Trenkwald
Equestrian Team eventing
 Bronze Tadeusz Friedrich
Kazimierz Laskowski
Aleksander Małecki
Adam Papée
Władysław Segda
Jerzy Zabielski
Fencing Men's team sabre
 Bronze Leon Birkholc
Franciszek Bronikowski
Bolesław Drewek
Edmund Jankowski
Bernard Ormanowski
Rowing Men's coxed four

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Klemens Biniakowski 400 m 50.8 3 Did not advance
Józef Jaworski 1500 m 4:14.0 7 Did not advance
Stefan Kostrzewski 400 m 52.2 4 Did not advance
400 m hurdles 56.0 2 Q 58.0 5 Did not advance
Feliks Malanowski 800 m 1:59.8 5 Did not advance
Wojciech Trojanowski 110 m hurdles 16.0 6 Did not advance
Zygmunt Weiss 400 m 50.8 3 Did not advance
Feliks Zuber 400 m 52.6 4 Did not advance
Klemens Biniakowski
Stefan Kostrzewski
Zygmunt Weiss
Feliks Zuber
4 × 400 m relay 3:24.2 4 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Józef Baran-Bilewski Discus throw 41.77 18 Did not advance
Zdzisław Nowak Long jump 6.57 33 Did not advance
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 100H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Antoni Cejzik Result 12.2 5.92 12.11 1.70 53.0 18.4 39.43 2.90 43.96 5:11.4 5415 18
Points 567 569 613 544 676 464 653 333 500 496
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Gertruda Kilosówna 800 m 2:28.0 3 Q 2:28.0 8
Otylia Tabacka 2:33.0 7 Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Genowefa Kobielska Discus throw 32.72 8 Did not advance
Halina Konopacka Discus throw 39.17 OR 1 Q 39.62 WR Gold medal.svg

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Stefan Glon Bantamweight  Osvaldo Sánchez (CHI)
L PTS
Did not advance
Jan Górny Featherweight BYE  Frederick Volkert  (CAN)
W PTS
 Lucian Biquet  (BEL)
L PTS
Did not advance
Witold Majchrzycki Lightweight  Sandor Szobolevszky (HUN)
W PTS
 Stephen Halaiko  (USA)
L PTS
Did not advance
Jerzy Snoppek Middleweight BYE  Fred Mallin (GBR)
L PTS
Did not advance

Cycling[edit]

Eleven cyclists, all men, represented Poland in 1928.

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Stanisław Kłosowicz Men's road race 5:51:31 57
Eugeniusz Michalak 5:37:02 49
Józef Popowski 5:55:39 61
Józef Stefański 5:47:15 54
Eugeniusz Michalak
Józef Stefański
Stanisław Kłosowicz
Józef Popowski
Team road race 17:16:35 13

Track[edit]

Sprint
Athlete Event Round 1 Repechage 1 Repechage Final Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Jerzy Koszutski Men's sprint  Van Massenhove (BEL)
 Knabenhans (SUI)
2 L
 Donnelly (IRL)
 Plūme (LAT)
W
 Malvassi (ARG)
 Cozens (GBR)
 Knabenhans (SUI)
W
 Hansen (AUS)
L 13.2
Did not advance 5
Time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Józef Lange Men's time trial 1:18.0 6
Team Pursuit
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Józef Lange
Alfred Reul
Jan Zybert
Józef Oksiutycz
Team pursuit  Belgium
L q
 Netherlands
L
Did not advance 5
Tandem
Athlete Event Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Stanisław Podgórski
Ludwik Turowski
Tandem  Hans Bernhardt
Karl Köther (GER)
L12.4
Did not advance 5

Equestrian[edit]

Five riders, represented Poland in 1928, all they won medals.

Eventing[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Michał Antoniewicz Moja Miła Individual 144.50 39 1438.0 3 1582.50 4 240.0 16 1822.50 19
Józef Trenkwald Lwi Pazur 184.70 25 1250.5 29 1435.20 6 210.0 20 1645.20 25
Karol von Rómmel Donese 90.22 45 1240.0 30 1330.22 2 270.0 12 1600.22 26
Michał Antoniewicz
Józef Trenkwald
Karol von Rómmel
See above Team 419.42 12 3928.50 5 4347.92 5 720.00 2 5067.92 Bronze medal.svg

Show jumping[edit]

Athlete Horse Event Qualification Final
Time Penalties Rank Penalties Rank Penalties Rank
Michał Antoniewicz Readglet Individual 1:31 6 20 Did not advance
Kazimierz Gzowski Mylord 1:33 0 4 Q 2 4 Did not advance 4
Kazimierz Szosland Alli 1:40 2 13 Did not advance
Michał Antoniewicz
Kazimierz Gzowski
Kazimierz Szosland
See above Team 4:44 8 2 8 Silver medal.svg

Fencing[edit]

Six fencers, all men, represented Poland in 1928.

Men

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Władysław Segda Foil  Rozgonyi (HUN)
L 1-5
 Lion (AUT)
L 2-5
 Uggla (SWE)
L 3-5
 Garcia (ESP)
L 2-5
 Freund (YUG)
W 5-1
5 Did not advance
Tadeusz Friedrich
Adam Papée
Aleksander Małecki
Kazimierz Laskowski
Władysław Segda
Jerzy Zabielski
Team sabre  Great Britain (GBR)
W 11-5
 United States (USA)
W 9-7
2 Q  Italy (ITA)
L 0-16
 Belgium (BEL)
W 9-7
2 Q  Hungary (HUN)
L 4-12
 Germany (GER)
W 9-7
Bronze medal.svg

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Poland in 1928.

Athlete Event Riding
(show jumping)
Fencing
(épée one touch)
Shooting
(10 m air pistol)
Swimming
(200 m freestyle)
Running
(3000 m)
Total points Final rank
Points Points Points Points Points
Franciszek Koprowski Men's 28 34 30 23 27 142 34
Zenon Małłysko 18 19 9 18 13 77 12
Stefan Szelestowski 26 12 35 1 36 110 26

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Repechage Round 2 Repechage Round 3 Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Franciszek Bronikowski
Edmund Jankowski
Leon Birkholc
Bernard Ormanowski
Bolesław Drewek
Coxed four 7:31.6 1 Q BYE 7:47.6 1 Q BYE 7:29.0 1 Q 7:29.0 1 Q 7:12.8 Bronze medal.svg
Otto Gordziałkowski
Stanisław Urban
Andrzej Sołtan-Pereświat
Marian Wodziański
Janusz Ślązak
Wacław Michalski
Józef Łaszewski
Henryk Niezabitowski
Jerzy Skolimowski
Eight 6:37.0 1 Q BYE 6:43.2 2 6:24.6 1 Q 6:42.2 5 Did not advance

Sailing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Preliminary series Net points Final rank Final series Net points Final rank
1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4
Władysław Krzyżanowski
Adam Wolff
12' Dinghy 8 8 DNS 7 33 17 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Władysław Kuncewicz 100 metre freestyle 1:10.8 29 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Róża Kajzer 200 metre breaststroke 3:45.2 20 Did not advance

Wrestling[edit]

Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Rank Final round
Result
Rank
Henryk Ganzera −58 kg  Kurt Leucht (GER)
L F
 Ðula Sabo (YUG)
L F
14 Did not advance
Leon Mazurek −62 kg  Ernst Steinig (GER)
L F
 Aage Meyer (DEN)
L F
14 Did not advance
Ryszard Błażyca −67.5 kg  Tayyar Yalaz (TUR)
L F
 Alberto Barbieri (ARG)
W F
 Harald Pettersson (SWE)
W F
 Ede Sperling (GER)
L F
7 Did not advance
Jan Gałuszka −82.5 kg BYE  Ejnar Hansen (DEN)
W F
 Adolf Rieger (GER)
L F
8 Did not advance

Art competitions[edit]

Athlete Event Category Title Rank
Kazimierz Wierzyński Literature Lyric works Laur Olimpijski Gold medal.svg
Władysław Skoczylas Painting Drawings Posters Bronze medal.svg

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poland at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17. Retrieved 2010-04-29.

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