Poland at the 1964 Summer Olympics

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Poland at the Olympic Games

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IOC code  POL
NOC Polish Olympic Committee
Website www.pkol.pl (Polish)
At the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo
Competitors 140 in 12 sports
Medals
Rank: 7
Gold
7
Silver
6
Bronze
10
Total
23
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Poland competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 140 competitors, 115 men and 25 women, took part in 87 events in 12 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Med 2.png Silver[edit]

Med 3.png Bronze[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Andrzej Badeński 400 m 46.4 1 Q 46.5 1 Q 46.2 2 Q 45.6 Bronze medal.svg
Witold Baran 1500 m 3:45.3 1 Q N/A 3:38.9 2 Q 3:40.3 6
Lech Boguszewicz 5000 m 13:52.8 4 Did not advance
Marian Dudziak 100 m 10.6 1 Q 10.5 6 Did not advance
Marian Foik 200 m 21.1 1 Q 21.0 2 Q 20.9 4 Q 20.8 6
Boguslaw Gierajewski 400 m hurdles 52.80 5 Did not advance
Ireneusz Kluczek 400 m 47.3 4 Q DNS Did not advance
Wiesław Maniak 100 m 10.5 1 Q 10.3 2 Q 10.1 2 Q 10.4 4
Mieczysław Rutyna 20 km walk N/A 1:48:41 26
50 km walk N/A DSQ
Stanislaw Swatowski 400 m 47.6 5 Did not advance
Zbigniew Syka 100 m 10.7 5 Did not advance
Edward Szklarczyk 3000 m steeplechase 8:48.0 8 N/A Did not advance
Andrzej Zielinski 200 m 21.2 2 Q 21.5 5 Did not advance
Andrzej Zielinski
Wiesław Maniak
Marian Foik
Marian Dudziak
4×100 m relay 39.9 2 Q N/A 39.6 2 Q 39.3 Silver medal.svg
Marian Filipiuk
Ireneusz Kluczek
Stanislaw Swatowski
Andrzej Badeński
4×400 m relay 3:07.2 2 Q N/A 3:05.3 6
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Zenon Begier Discus throw 56.31 7 Q 57.06 6
Olgierd Ciepły Hammer throw 63.66 14 Q 64.83 8
Edward Czernik High jump 2.06 1 Q 2.06 11
Jan Jaskólski Triple jump 16.10 6 Q 15.82 12
Władysław Komar Shot Put 18.05 6 Q 18.20 9
Wladysław Nikiciuk Javelin throw 73.45 8 q 73.11 9
Edmund Piątkowski Shot Put DNS Did not advance
Discus throw 55.22 9 q 55.81 7
Tadeusz Rut Hammer throw 65.03 6 Q 64.52 10
Janusz Sidło Javelin throw 76.93 2 q 80.17 4
Zdzislaw Smolinski Hammer throw 66.00 4 Q 62.90 14
Włodzimierz Sokołowski Pole vault NM 28 Did not advance
Alfred Sosgórnik Shot Put 17.06 10 Q 17.57 6
Andrzej Stalmach Long jump 7.46 10 q 7.26 8
Józef Szmidt Triple jump 16.18 5 16.85 OR Gold medal.svg
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Teresa Ciepły-Wieczorek 80 m hurdles 10.7 3 Q N/A 10.7 2 Q 10.5 Silver medal.svg
Halina Górecka 100 m 11.5 2 Q 11.5 2 Q 11.7 4 Q 11.8 7
200 m DNS Did not advance
Irena Kirszenstein 200 m 23.8 1 Q N/A 23.6 2 Q 23.1 Silver medal.svg
Ewa Kłobukowska 100 m 11.5 1 Q 11.4 1 Q 11.4 2 Q 11.6 Bronze medal.svg
Maria Piątkowska 80 m hurdles 10.6 1 Q N/A 10.7 4 Q 10.7 6
Barbara Sobotta 100 m 11.8 2 Q 11.8 5 Did not advance
200 m 24.1 2 Q N/A 23.7 4 Q 23.9 6
Teresa Ciepły-Wieczorek
Irena Kirszenstein
Halina Richter
Ewa Kłobukowska
4×100 m relay 44.6 1 Q N/A 43.6 WR Gold medal.svg
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Jarosława Bieda High jump 1.70 5 Q 1.71 10
Irena Kirszenstein Long jump 6.43 3 Q 6.60 Silver medal.svg

Basketball[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Group A[edit]

Qualified for the semifinals
Team W L PF PA PD Pts Tie
 Soviet Union 7 0 562 424 +138 14
 Puerto Rico 5 2 493 454 +39 12
 Poland 4 3 467 448 +19 11 1W−0L
 Italy 4 3 495 480 +15 11 0W−1L
 Mexico 3 4 485 514 −29 10 1W−0L
 Japan 3 4 421 428 −7 10 0W−1L
 Hungary 2 5 407 469 −62 9
 Canada 0 7 408 521 −113 7

October 11


13:30
Poland  56–53  Hungary

October 12


12:00
Poland  81–57  Japan

October 13


12:00
Italy  58–61  Poland

October 14


20:30
Mexico  71–70  Poland

October 16


20:30
Puerto Rico  66–60  Poland

October 17


12:00
Soviet Union  74–65  Poland

October 18


10:00
Poland  74–69  Canada

Classification brackets[edit]

5th–8th Place

October 20


10:00
Poland  82–69  Uruguay

5th Place

October 22


10:00
Italy  79–59 Poland 

Boxing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Artur Olech Flyweight N/A  Stefan Panayotov  (BUL)
W 3-2
 John Kamau  (KEN)
W 5-0
  Constantin Ciucă (ROU)
W 5-0
 Stanislav Sorokin (URS)
W WO
 Fernando Atzori (ITA)
W 1-4
Silver medal.svg
Brunon Bendig Bantamweight N/A  Rainer Poser (EUA)
W 3-2
 Oleg Grigoryev (NGR)
L 2-3
Did not advance
Piotr Gutman Featherweight N/A  Pat Fitzsimmons  (IRL)
W 5-0
 Masataka Takayama (JPN)
W RSC
 Anthony Villanueva (PHI)
L RSC
Did not advance 5
Jozef Grudzien Lightweight BYE  Tauno Halonen (BUL)
W 4-1
 Alex Oundo (KEN)
W 4-1
 Stoyan Pilitchev (BUL)
W 5-0
 Ronald Allen Harris (USA)
W 4-1
 Vellikton Barannikov (URS)
W 5-0
Gold medal.svg
Jerzy Kulej Light-Welterweight BYE  Roberto Amaya (ARG)
W 5-0
 Richard McTaggart (GBR)
W 4-1
 Iosif Mihalic (ROU)
W 4-1
 Edie Blay (GHA)
W 5-0
 Yevgeni Frolov (URS)
W 5-0
Gold medal.svg
Marian Kasprzyk Welterweight N/A  Misael Vilugron  (CHI)
W 3-2
 Sikiru Alimi  (NGR)
W 5-0
 Hamada Kichijiro (JPN)
W 5-0
 Silvano Bertini  (ITA)
W 3-2
 Rikardas Tamulis  (URS)
W 4-1
Gold medal.svg
Jozef Grzesiak Light Middleweight N/A  Massimo Bruschini (ITA)
W 5-0
 Kurt Mattsson (FIN)
W 5-0
 Vasile Mirza (ROU)
W 4-1
 Boris Lagutin (URS)
L 1-4
Did not advance Bronze medal.svg
Tadeusz Walasek Middleweight N/A  John Bukowski (AUS)
W 5-0
 Juae Aguilar (ARG)
W 5-0
 Ahmed Hassan  (EGY)
W 5-0
 Valery Popenchenko (URS)
L KO
Did not advance Bronze medal.svg
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski Light Heavyweight N/A BYE  Ronald Holmes (JAM)
W DQ
 Rafael Gargiulo  (ARG)
W 5-0
 Aleksei Kiselyov (URS)
L 1-4
Did not advance Bronze medal.svg
Władysław Jędrzejewski Heavyweight N/A  Vadim Yemelyanov (URS)
L RSC
Did not advance

Canoeing[edit]

Sprint[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Władysław Szuszkiewicz K-1 1000 m 4:06.48 1 Q BYE 4:08.51 4 Did not advance
Stefan Kapłaniak
Władysław Zieliński
K-2 1000 m 3:47.71 4 R 3:52.49 3 Q 3:49.24 4 Did not advance
Stanislaw Jankowiak
Rafal Piszcz
Robert Ruszkowski
Ryszard Marchlik
K-4 1000 m 3:28.14 5 R 3:22.84 2 Q 3:25.43 4 Did not advance
Women
Athlete Event Heats Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Daniela Walkowiak K-1 500 m 2:13.38 5 q 2:14.71 2 Q 2:17.52 7
Daniela Walkowiak
Izabella Antonowicz
K-2 500 m 2:05.86 5 q 2:11.02 2 Q 2:04.31 8

Cycling[edit]

Eight cyclists represented Poland in 1964.

Road[edit]

Athlete Event Time Rank
Jan Kudra Men's road race 4:39:51.74 13
Jan Magiera 4:39:51.77 44
Andrzej Bławdzin 4:39:51.83 77
Rajmund Zieliński 4:39:51.83 82
Andrzej Bławdzin
Józef Beker
Jan Magiera
Rajmund Zieliński
Team time trial 2:31:44.70 11

Track[edit]

1000m time trial
Athlete Event Time Rank
Wacław Latocha Men's 1000m time trial 1:11.12 7
Men's Sprint
Athlete Event Heats Repechage 1 Repechage Finals Round 2 Repechage 2 Repechage Finals Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank 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)
Opposition
Time
Speed (km/h)
Rank
Zbysław Zając Men's sprint  Vanegas (COL)
 Johnson (AUS)
L
 Văn Châu (VIE)
  Billing (IND)
W 12.31
 Garcia (ARG)
W 12.09
 Khitrov  (URS)
 Pettenella (ITA)
W

12.06

BYE  Morelon (FRA)
L
Did not advance
Pursuit
Athlete Event Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Lucjan Józefowicz Men's individual pursuit  Giorgio Ursi (ITA)
L 5:05.01 QQ
 Jiří Daler (TCH)
L 5:07.08
Did not advance 5

Fencing[edit]

15 fencers, all men, represented Poland in 1964.

Individual[edit]

Team[edit]

Athlete Event Elimination round Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Result
Rank Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Henryk Nielaba
Mikołaj Pomarnacki
Bogdan Gonsior
Bohdan Andrzejewski
Jerzy Pawłowski
Team épée  South Korea (KOR)
W 14-2
1 Q  Italy (ITA)
L 6-9
 Switzerland (SUI)
W 9-5
 Germany (GER)
W 8-8
5
Witold Woyda
Zbigniew Skrudlik
Ryszard Parulski
Egon Franke
Janusz Rozycki
Team foil  Great Britain (GBR)
W 9-5
 Australia (AUS)
W 13-3
1 Q  Romania (ROM)
W 9-2
 Japan (JPN)
W 9-4
 Soviet Union (URS)
L 7-9
Silver medal.svg
Emil Ochyra
Jerzy Pawłowski
Ryszard Zub
Andrzej Piatkowski
Wojciech Zabłocki
Team sabre  Iran (IRN)
W 16-0
1 Q  Germany (GER)
W 9-6
 Soviet Union (URS)
L 7-9
 France (FRA)
W 8-8
Bronze medal.svg

Gymnastics[edit]

Artistic[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Final Standings Apparatus Final
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F PH R V PB HB F PH R V PB HB
Jan Jankowicz All-around 18.60 17.55 18.30 18.60 18.80 18.75 110.60 45 Did not advance
Andrzej Konopka All-around 18.35 17.20 18.20 18.45 18.30 18.20 108.70 75 Did not advance
Mikołaj Kubica All-around 18.80 18.70 18.80 19.10 18.70 19.10 113.20 16 Did not advance
Wilhelm Kubica All-around 18.55 18.40 18.35 18.75 18.00 19.05 111.10 35 Did not advance
Alfred Kucharczyk All-around 18.85 18.20 18.50 19.30 17.60 18.60 111.05 37 Did not advance
Aleksander Rokosa All-around 18.85 18.10 18.60 18.85 18.80 18.75 111.95 25 Did not advance
Jan Jankowicz
Andrzej Konopka
Mikołaj Kubica
Wilhelm Kubica
Alfred Kucharczyk
Aleksander Rokosa
Team all-around 93.65 94.60 93.35 94.25 92.55 91.10 559.50 5 N/A
Women
Athlete Event Final Standings Apparatus Finall
Apparatus Total Rank Apparatus Total Rank
F V UB BB F V UB BB
Elżbieta Apostolska All-around 18.533 18.533 18.133 18.632 73.831 37 Did not advance
Gerda Bryłka All-around 18.799 18.799 18.233 18.732 74.563 28 Did not advance
Barbara Eustachiewicz All-around 18.599 18.533 18.633 18.432 74.197 33 Did not advance
Dorota Miler All-around 18.199 18.700 18.100 18.466 73.465 43 Did not advance
Gizela Niedurny All-around 18.500 18.066 18.133 17.666 72.365 56 Did not advance
Małgorzata Wilczek All-around 18.699 18.866 18.299 18.699 74.563 28 Did not advance
Elżbieta Apostolska
Gerda Bryłka
Barbara Eustachiewicz
Dorota Miler
Gizela Niedurny
Małgorzata Wilczek
Team all-around 93.431 91.531 93.195 93.130 371.287 7 N/A

Rowing[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Eugeniusz Kubiak Single sculls 8:08.96 3 R 7:44.75 3 FB DNS 13
Czesław Nawrot
Alfons Ślusarski
Coxless pairs 7:47.02 4 R 7:35.82 2 FB 7:08.38 8
Kazimierz Naskręcki
Marian Siejkowski
Stanisław Kozera
Coxed pairs 7:55.79 1 Q BYE 8:40.00 6
Szczepan Grajczyk
Marian Leszczyński
Ryszard Lubicki
Andrzej Nowaczyk
Jerzy Pawłowski
Coxless four 6:58.64 3 R 7:11.74 1 Q 7:28.15 6

Shooting[edit]

Six shooters represented Poland in 1964.

Men
Athlete Event Final
Score Rank
Henryk Górski Men's 300 metre rifle three positions 1110 15
Men's 50 metre rifle three positions 1132 18
Kazimierz Kurzawski 50 m pistol 537 25
Jerzy Nowicki Men's 50 metre rifle three positions 1147 5
Stanisław Marucha Men's 50 metre rifle prone 591 16
Adam Smelczyński Trap 183 32
Józef Zapędzki 25 m rapid fire pistol 584 15

Volleyball[edit]

Women's Team Competition

Round robin[edit]

Date Score Set 1 Set 2 Set 3 Set 4 Set 5 Total
12 Oct Poland  3–0  United States 15–3 15–4 15–10     45–17
13 Oct Poland  3–0  South Korea 15–5 15–5 15–11     45–21
15 Oct Soviet Union  3–0  Poland 15–9 15–5 15–5     45–19
18 Oct Japan  3–1  Poland 15–4 15–5 13–15 15-2   58–26
22 Oct Poland  3–0  Romania 15–7 15–6 15–8     45–21

Final standings[edit]

Place Team Pts W L SF SA PF PA
Gold Japan 10 5 0 15 1 238 93
Silver Soviet Union 8 4 1 12 3 212 97
Bronze Poland 6 3 2 10 6 180 162
4 Romania 4 2 3 6 9 140 172
5 United States 2 1 4 3 12 98 213
6 South Korea 0 0 5 0 15 94 225


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Weightlifting[edit]

Men
Athlete Event Military Press Snatch Clean & Jerk Total Rank
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Henryk Trębicki 56 kg 105 4 102.5 5 135 5 342.5 4
Mieczysław Nowak 60 kg 112.5 6 115 2 150 3 377.5 Bronze medal.svg
Rudolf Kozłowski 110 8 107.5 6 140 5 357.5 7
Waldemar Baszanowski 67.5 kg 132.5 3 135 WR 1 165 OR 1 432.5 WR Gold medal.svg
Marian Zieliński 140 WR 1 120 4 160 3 420 Bronze medal.svg
Jerzy Kaczkowski 82.5 kg 145 6 135 4 177.5 3 457.5 4
Ireneusz Paliński 90 kg 150 4 135 5 182.5 OR 1 467.5 Bronze medal.svg

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
Final round
Result
Rank
Bernard Knitter −57 kg  Siavash Shafizadeh (IRN)
W P
 Ion Cernea (ROU)
L P
 Vladlen Trioskansky (URS)
L P
Did not advance 11
Kazimierz Macioch −63 kg  Roman Rurua (URS)
L P
 Bandu Patil (IND)
W WO
 Joseph Mewis (BEL)
W P
 Koji Sakurama (JPN)
L P
Did not advance 9
Bolesław Dubicki −78 kg  Russel Camilleri (USA)
W P
 Albert Michiels (BEL)
W P
 Helmut Langle (AUT)
W P
 Antal Rizmayer (HUN)
L E
 Kiril Petkov (BUL)
L E
 Anatoly Kolesov (URS)
L P
 Bertil Nystrom (SWE)
L E
4
Czesław Kwieciński −87 kg  Lothar Metz (EUA)
L P
 Valentin Olenik (URS)
L P
Did not advance 15
Lucjan Sosnowski -97 kg  Nicolae Martinescu (ROU)
W E
 Petar Cucic (YUG)
L E
 Adelmo Bulgarelli (ITA)
L P
Did not advance 12

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Poland at the 1964 Tokyo Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 17 August 2014. 

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