Poland at the 2018 Winter Olympics

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Poland at the
2018 Winter Olympics
Refer to caption
IOC codePOL
NOCPolish Olympic Committee
Websitewww.olimpijski.pl (in Polish)
in Pyeongchang, South Korea
9–25 February 2018
Competitors62 (36 men and 26 women) in 12 sports
Flag bearer Zbigniew Bródka[1]
Medals
Ranked 20th
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
1
Total
2
Winter Olympics appearances (overview)

Poland competed at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from 9 to 25 February 2018. It was the nation's 23rd appearance at the Winter Olympics, having competed at every Games since their inception in 1924. The Polish team consisted of 62 athletes in 12 sports, which is the largest ever Polish team, surpassing the 59 athletes that competed in 2014. Polish ski jumpers won one gold and one bronze medal, earning the 20th place at the medal table.

Medalists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Gold Kamil Stoch Ski jumping Men's large hill individual 17 February
 Bronze Maciej Kot
Stefan Hula Jr.
Dawid Kubacki
Kamil Stoch
Ski jumping Men's large hill team 19 February

Competitors[edit]

Ślubowanie sportowców reprezentujących Polskę na olimpiadzie w PyeongChang 2018 (39198687855).jpg

The following is the list of number of competitors participating at the Games per sport/discipline.

Sport Men Women Total
Alpine skiing 2 1 3
Biathlon 2 5 7
Bobsleigh 4 0 4
Cross-country skiing 3 4 7
Figure skating 1 1 2
Freestyle skiing 0 1 1
Luge 4 2 6
Nordic combined 4 0 4
Short track speed skating 1 2 3
Ski jumping 5 0 5
Snowboarding 2 4 6
Speed skating 8 6 14
Total 36 26 62

Alpine skiing[edit]

Poland qualified three athletes, two males and one female.[2]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Michał Jasiczek Men's slalom 51.64 30 DNF
Michał Kłusak Men's downhill N/A 1:45.42 42
Men's super-G N/A DNF
Men's combined 1:22.64 46 DNF
Maryna Gąsienica-Daniel Women's downhill N/A 1:43.30 24
Women's super-G N/A 1:23.21 26
Women's giant slalom 1:13.89 24 1:11.80 28 2:25.69 27
Women's combined 1:44.35 19 42.84 13 2:27.19 16

Biathlon[edit]

Based on their Nations Cup ranking in the 2016–17 Biathlon World Cup, Poland has qualified 5 women [3] and 2 men.

Men
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Grzegorz Guzik Sprint 25:52.2 2 (0+2) 59
Pursuit 39:07.3 6 (2+1+2+1) 56
Individual 51:51.8 2 (0+0+1+1) 33
Andrzej Nędza-Kubiniec Sprint 25:59.2 2 (2+0) 67
Individual 55:39.9 5 (2+1+1+1) 79
Women
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Magdalena Gwizdoń Sprint 23:35.7 3 (0+3) 56
Pursuit 36:07.0 5 (1+2+2+0) 49
Individual 51:49.7 8 (1+2+3+2) 83
Krystyna Guzik Sprint 22:43.3 1 (1+0) 28
Pursuit 34:24.3 4 (1+1+1+1) 36
Individual 46:49.5 4 (1+0+2+1) 52
Monika Hojnisz Sprint 23:20.6 3 (1+2) 45
Pursuit 35:05.6 4 (1+1+2+0) 43
Individual 43:02.0 1 (0+1+0+0) 6
Mass start 36:59.2 0 (0+0+0+0) 15
Weronika Nowakowska Sprint 23:03.2 2 (1+1) 34
Pursuit 33:46.2 2 (0+1+1+0) 30
Individual 44:34.6 2 (0+0+0+2) 21
Krystyna Guzik
Magdalena Gwizdoń
Monika Hojnisz
Weronika Nowakowska
Team relay 1:12:47.0 15 (8+7) 7
Mixed
Athlete Event Time Misses Rank
Grzegorz Guzik
Andrzej Nędza-Kubiniec
Magdalena Gwizdoń
Kamila Żuk
Team relay 1:12:17.9 8 (4+4) 16

Bobsleigh[edit]

Based on their Nations Cup ranking in the 2017–18 Bobsleigh World Cup, Poland has qualified Two man and Four man received the reallocated quota place.

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Mateusz Luty *
Krzysztof Tylkowski
Two-man 49.87 21 50.10 23 49.92 24 Eliminated 2:29.89 24
Mateusz Luty *
Grzegorz Kossakowski
Łukasz Miedzik
Arnold Zdebiak
Four-man 49.04 7 49.59 18 49.46 12 49.80 17 3:17.89 13

* – Denotes the driver of each sled

Cross-country skiing[edit]

Poland qualified six athletes, two male and two female and two yet to be determined.[4]

Men
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Dominik Bury 15 km freestyle N/A 36:11.1 +2:27.2 33
30 km skiathlon 21:38.9 59 38:44.4 51 1:23:20.3 +7:00.3 52
Kamil Bury 15 km freestyle N/A 38:38.7 +4:54.8 78
Maciej Staręga N/A 38:58.9 +5:15.0 82
Women
Athlete Event Classical Freestyle Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Deficit Rank
Martyna Galewicz 10 km freestyle N/A 29:23.3 +4:22.8 64
15 km skiathlon 24:06.4 42 20:44.9 34 44:51.3 +4:06.4 41
Sylwia Jaśkowiec 10 km freestyle N/A 27:21.5 +2:21.0 24
15 km skiathlon 23:22.5 31 20:33.8 29 43:56.3 +3:11.4 30
Justyna Kowalczyk 15 km skiathlon 22:01.1 13 20:29.7 25 42:30.8 +1:45.9 17
30 km classical N/A 1:27:21.8 +5:04.2 14
Ewelina Marcisz 10 km freestyle N/A 28:10.0 +3:09.5 42
15 km skiathlon 23:21.9 30 20:34.8 30 43:56.7 +3:11.8 31
Martyna Galewicz
Sylwia Jaśkowiec
Justyna Kowalczyk
Ewelina Marcisz
4×5 km relay N/A 54:30.9 +3:06.6 10
Sprint
Athlete Event Qualification Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kamil Bury Men's sprint 3:17.15 28 Q 3:25.79 6 Did not advance
Maciej Staręga 3:19.42 38 Did not advance
Kamil Bury
Maciej Staręga
Men's team sprint N/A 16:21.83 7 Did not advance
Sylwia Jaśkowiec Women's sprint 3:27.94 37 Did not advance
Justyna Kowalczyk 3:20.00 22 Q 3:17.47 5 Did not advance
Ewelina Marcisz 3:28.11 38 Did not advance
Sylwia Jaśkowiec
Justyna Kowalczyk
Women's team sprint N/A 16:35.19 5 q 16:32.48 7

Figure skating[edit]

Poland qualified one ice dancing pair, based on its placement at the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships in Helsinki, Finland.[5] This marks the country's reappearance in the sport at the Winter Olympics, after missing the last edition in 2014.

Athlete Event SD FD Total
Points Rank Points Rank Points Rank
Natalia Kaliszek / Maksym Spodyriev Ice dancing 66.06 14 Q 95.29 15 161.35 14

Freestyle skiing[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 22 January 2018, Poland qualified one athlete. On February 10, 2018 was announced that Karolina Riemen-Żerebecka won't be able to compete in the Games due to surgery of her spine.[6]

Ski cross
Athlete Event Seeding Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Karolina Riemen-Żerebecka Women's ski cross Did not start

Luge[edit]

Based on the results from the fall World Cups during the 2017–18 Luge World Cup season, Poland earned the following start quotas:[7]

Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Run 4 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Maciej Kurowski Men's singles 48.103 18 48.467 24 48.158 22 47.885 16 3:12.613 19
Mateusz Sochowicz 49.047 26 48.203 19 48.930 31 Eliminated 2:26.180 27
Wojciech Chmielewski
Jakub Kowalewski
Men's doubles 46.609 13 46.478 14 N/A 1:33.087 12
Ewa Kuls-Kusyk Women's singles 47.037 20 46.933 22 47.212 19 Eliminated 2:21.182 20
Natalia Wojtuściszyn 49.133 29 46.736 17 47.290 17 Eliminated 2:23.159 25
Mixed team relay
Athlete Event Run 1 Run 2 Run 3 Total
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Ewa Kuls-Kusyk
Maciej Kurowski
Wojciech Chmielewski
Jakub Kowalewski
Team relay 47.711 10 49.134 8 49.568 9 2:26.413 8

Nordic combined[edit]

Poland qualified four athletes and a spot in the team relay.

Athlete Event Ski jumping Cross-country Total
Distance Points Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Adam Cieślar Normal hill/10 km 81.0 68.7 44 25:30.7 39 29:38.7 42
Large hill/10 km 119.0 89.8 33 24:07.4 21 27:23.4 33
Szczepan Kupczak Normal hill/10 km 97.0 96.8 20 26:47.6 45 29:02.6 39
Large hill/10 km 129.0 122.1 12 25:34.3 42 26:41.3 25
Wojciech Marusarz Normal hill/10 km 79.5 61.3 45 26:50.5 46 31:27.5 47
Large hill/10 km 114.0 82.3 39 Did not finish
Paweł Słowiok Normal hill/10 km 92.5 88.3 32 24:37.6 12 27:26.6 22
Large hill/10 km 119.5 93.2 32 24:13.3 25 27:16.3 29
Adam Cieślar
Szczepan Kupczak
Wojciech Marusarz
Paweł Słowiok
Team large hill/4×5 km 472.5 337.2 8 48:28.8 10 51:24.8 9

Short track speed skating[edit]

Poland has qualified one skater for men's 500 m events and two skaters for women's 500 m, 1000 m and 1500 m events for the Olympics during the four World Cup events in November 2017.[8]

Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Bartosz Konopko Men's 500 m 41.039 2 Q 1:10.996 5 Did not advance
Natalia Maliszewska Women's 500 m 43.725 2 Q 43.384 3 Did not advance
Magdalena Warakomska Women's 500 m 44.311 4 Did not advance
Women's 1000 m 1:31.259 2 Q 1:31.698 3 Did not advance
Women's 1500 m 2:23.693 4 N/A Did not advance

Qualification legend: ADV – Advanced due to being impeded by another skater; FA – Qualify to medal round; FB – Qualify to consolation round

Ski jumping[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 22 January 2018, Poland qualified five athletes. However Piotr Żyła did not start in any.

Athlete Event Qualification First round Final Total
Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Distance Points Rank Points Rank
Stefan Hula Men's normal hill 100.5 122.7 9 Q 111.0 131.8 1 Q 105.5 117.0 11 248.8 5
Maciej Kot 99.0 122.0 11 Q 99.0 109.6 20 Q 102.0 107.4 19 217.0 19
Dawid Kubacki 104.5 129.6 3 Q 88.0 92.0 35 Did not advance
Kamil Stoch 104.0 131.7 2 Q 106.5 125.9 2 Q 105.5 123.4 6 249.3 4
Stefan Hula Men's large hill 127.0 110.4 18 Q 132.0 131.2 12 Q 129.5 122.2 16 253.4 15
Maciej Kot 138.0 124.8 8 Q 128.5 124.2 17 Q 129.5 120.4 18 244.6 19
Dawid Kubacki 127.0 114.7 14 Q 134.5 137.4 5 Q 126.0 120.6 17 258.0 10
Kamil Stoch 131.5 125.6 7 Q 135.0 143.8 1 Q 136.5 141.9 3 285.7 1st, gold medalist(s)
Maciej Kot
Stefan Hula
Dawid Kubacki
Kamil Stoch
Men's team large hill N/A 537.0 540.9 3 Q 536.0 531.5 3 1072.4 3rd, bronze medalist(s)

Snowboarding[edit]

According to the quota allocation released on 22 January 2018, Poland qualified five athletes.

Parallel
Athlete Event Qualification Round of 16 Quarterfinal Semifinal Final / BM
Time Rank Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Opposition
Time
Rank
Oskar Kwiatkowski Men's giant slalom 1:25.72 13 Q  Dufour (FRA)
L +0.10
Did not advance
Weronika Biela Women's giant slalom 1:35.92 24 Did not advance
Aleksandra Król 1:33.13 10 Q  Zogg (SUI)
L +0.70
Did not advance
Karolina Sztokfisz DSQ Did not advance
Snowboard cross
Athlete Event Seeding 1/8 final Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Run 1 Run 2 Best Seed
Time Rank Time Rank Position Position Position Position Rank
Mateusz Ligocki Men's snowboard cross 1:19.48 37 1:19.22 13 1:19.22 39 3 5 Did not advance
Zuzanna Smykała Women's snowboard cross 1:23.41 22 1:23.44 9 1:23.41 23 N/A 5 Did not advance

Speed skating[edit]

Based on the results from the fall World Cups during the 2017–18 ISU Speed Skating World Cup season, Poland earned the following start quotas:

Men
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Zbigniew Bródka 1500 m 1:46.31 12
Sebastian Klosinski 1000 m 1:09.59 17
Piotr Michalski 500 m 35.64 33
1000 m 1:10.17 31
Konrad Niedźwiedzki 1000 m 1:10.026 23
1500 m 1:47.07 20
Artur Nogal 500 m 58.71 36
Jan Szymański 1500 m 1:46.48 16
Artur Waś 500 m 35.02 13
Adrian Wielgat 5000 m 6:31.71 22
Women
Athlete Event Final
Time Rank
Katarzyna Bachleda-Curuś 1500 m 1:58.53 13
3000 m 4:12.57 17
Karolina Bosiek 1000 m 1:18.53 29
3000 m 4:12.44 16
Natalia Czerwonka 1000 m 1:15.77 12
1500 m 1:57.85 9
Luiza Złotkowska 1500 m 1:58.99 17
3000 m 4:09.69 14
Kaja Ziomek 500 m 39.26 25
Mass start
Athlete Event Semifinal Final
Points Time Rank Points Time Rank
Konrad Niedźwiedzki Men's mass start 1 8:24.73 10 Did not advance
Magdalena Czyszczoń Women's mass start 0 8:56.66 11 Did not advance
Luiza Złotkowska 3 9:08.41 8 Q 1 8:47.34 9
Team pursuit
Athlete Event Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Opposition
Time
Rank Opposition
Time
Rank Opposition
Time
Rank
Katarzyna Bachleda-Curuś
Karolina Bosiek
Natalia Czerwonka
Luiza Złotkowska
Women's team pursuit  United States (USA)
L 3:04.80
8 Did not advance Final D
 South Korea (KOR)
W 3:03.11
7

References[edit]

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  3. ^ "Women's Nation Cup Score" (PDF). www.docs.google.com/. International Biathlon Union (IBU). 5 March 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Cross-country Skiing Quota List for Olympic Games 2018". www.data.fis-ski.com/. International Ski Federation (FIS). 12 December 2017. Retrieved 16 December 2017.
  5. ^ "Figure Skating Quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018". www.isu.org/. International Skating Union. 4 April 2017. Archived from the original on 23 July 2017. Retrieved 28 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Pjongczang 2018. Ogromny pech Polki. Karolina Riemen-Żerebecka nie wystąpi na igrzyskach". sportowefakty.wp.pl (in Polish). Retrieved 10 February 2018.
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  8. ^ "XXI II Olympic Winter Games 2018 PyeongChang: Qualified quota places Short Track Speed Skating". International Skating Union (ISU). 23 November 2017. Retrieved 24 November 2017.