Poland at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics

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Poland at the
2009 World Championships in Athletics
Flag of Poland.svg
IAAF code POL
National federation Polski Związek Lekkiej Atletyki
Website www.pzla.pl
in Berlin
Competitors 42
Medals
Ranked 5th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
2 4 2 8
2007
2011

Poland competed at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics from 15–23 August. A team of over 40 athletes was announced in preparation for the competition.[1] Selected athletes have achieved one of the competition's qualifying standards. The squad includes both Polish athletes who were 2008 Olympics medalists: Tomasz Majewski (gold at shot put and 2009 world leaders[2] ) and Piotr Małachowski (silver at discus throw). Anna Rogowska (third in 2004 Olympics at pole vault) and Szymon Ziółkowski (2000 Olympic champion in the hammer throw) also participated in the Championships. In the women's hammer throw, Anita Włodarczyk of Poland won gold medal with a distance of 77,96m, which is a new world record.

Poland won 8 medals in the Championships and has 5th rank among all participating countries Medal Table. It is the best result of Poland of all World Championships in Athletics.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Event Date
 Gold Anna Rogowska Pole vault 17 August
 Gold Anita Włodarczyk Hammer throw 22 August
 Silver Tomasz Majewski Shot put 15 August
 Silver Monika Pyrek Pole vault 17 August
 Silver Szymon Ziółkowski Hammer throw 17 August
 Silver Piotr Małachowski Discus throw 19 August
 Bronze Kamila Chudzik Heptathlon 16 August
 Bronze Sylwester Bednarek High jump 21 August

Results[edit]

(q – qualified, NM – no mark, SB – season best)

Men[edit]

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Dariusz Kuć 100 metres 10.38 31 Did not advance
Marcin Marciniszyn 400 metres 45.77 SB 22
Adam Kszczot 800 metres 1:46.70 14 q 1:46.33 14 Did not advance
Marcin Lewandowski 1:48.41 36 Q 2:02.62 21 q 1:46.17 8
Artur Noga 110 metres hurdles 13.56 11 Q 13.43 SB 9 Did not advance
Tomasz Szymkowiak 3000 metres steeplechase N/A 8:27.93 19
Marcin Marciniszyn
Piotr Klimczak
Kacper Kozłowski
Jan Ciepiela
Rafał Wieruszewski
4 × 400 metres relay 3:03.23 SB 9 Q N/A 3:02.23 SB 5
Artur Brzozowski 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:24.17 26
Jakub Jelonek 1:28.59 38
Rafał Augustyn 50 kilometres walk 3:58.30 22
Rafał Fedaczyński DNF
Grzegorz Sudoł 3:42.34 PB 4
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Sylwester Bednarek High jump 2.27 12 q 2.32 PB 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Grzegorz Sposób 2.20 26 Did not advance
Łukasz Michalski Pole vault 5.40 20
Tomasz Majewski Shot put 21.19 1 Q 21.91 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Piotr Małachowski Discus throw 64.48 8 q 69.15 NR 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Szymon Ziółkowski Hammer throw 77.89 2 Q 79.30 SB 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Igor Janik Javelin throw 75.20 31 Did not advance
Adrian Markowski 74.13 33

Women[edit]

Track and road events
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Anna Rostkowska 800 metres 2:02.37 4 Q 2:01.40 15 Did not advance
Lidia Chojecka 1500 metres 4:09.38 22 q 4:06.53 7 q 4:07.17 7
Sylwia Ejdys 4:08.59 12 Q 4:11.33 21 Did not advance
Joanna Kocielnik 100 metres hurdles 13.16 SB 21 q 13.21 21
Anna Jesień 400 metres hurdles 55.57 10 Q 54.82 8
Katarzyna Kowalska 3000 metres steeplechase 9:26.93 PB 10 Q N/A 9:30.37 12
Iwona Ziółkowska
Marta Jeschke
Dorota Jędrusińska
Iwona Brzezińska
4 × 100 metres relay 43.63 9 N/A Did not advance
Agnieszka Dygacz 20 kilometres walk N/A 1:38.36 28
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Kamila Stepaniuk High jump 1.92 16 Did not advance
Anna Rogowska Pole vault 4.55 1 q 4.75 1st, gold medalist(s)
Monika Pyrek 4.55 1 q 4.65 2nd, silver medalist(s)
Joanna Piwowarska 4.25 22 Did not advance
Teresa Dobija Long jump 6.55 10 q 6.58 10
Małgorzata Trybańska Triple jump 14.06 16 Did not advance
Żaneta Glanc Discus throw 62.43 4 Q 62.66 4
Wioletta Potępa 59.54 17 Did not advance
Joanna Wiśniewska 58.85 21
Anita Włodarczyk Hammer throw 74.54 2 Q 77.96 WR 1st, gold medalist(s)
Urszula Piwnicka Javelin throw 56.49 20 Did not advance
Combined events – Heptathlon
Athlete Event 100H HJ SP 200 m LJ JT 800 m Final Rank
Kamila Chudzik Result 13.50 SB 1.74 15.10 PB 24.33 PB 6.55 PB 48.72 2:18.58 6471 SB 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
Points 1050 903 868 949 1023 835 843
Karolina Tymińska Result 13.67 SB 1.71 13.75 23.87 DNS DNF
Points 1026 867 777 993

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry list. Retrieved on 2009-08-15.
  2. ^ "Jutro ruszają XII MŚ w lekkiej atletyce" (in Polish). wiadomosci24.pl. 2009-08-14. Retrieved 2009-08-15. 

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