Poland at the Olympics

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Poland at the
Olympics
Flag of Poland.svg
IOC code POL
NOC Polish Olympic Committee
Website www.olimpijski.pl (in Polish)
Medals
Gold
75
Silver
90
Bronze
141
Total
306
Summer appearances
Winter appearances
Other related appearances
 Austria (1908–1912)
 Russian Empire (1912)

Poland first participated at the Olympic Games in 1924, and has sent athletes to compete in every Summer Olympic Games since then, except for the 1984 Games, when they participated in the Soviet-led boycott of the 1984 Summer Olympics. Poland has also participated in every Winter Olympic Games.

Polish athletes have won a total of 306 medals: 75 gold, 90 silver, 141 bronze. Poland is the third most successful country (after Hungary and Romania) of those who have never hosted the Olympics.

Its most successful teams have been football and volleyball. Poland ranks fifth all-time in modern pentathlon, seventh in athletics, and has also been successful in weightlifting, martial arts and nordic skiing.

The Polish Olympic Committee was created in 1918 and recognized in 1919.

Medal tables[edit]

Medals by summer sport[edit]

   Leading in that sport
Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Athletics 25 18 14 57 7
Boxing 8 9 26 43 8
Weightlifting 6 5 23 34 9
Wrestling 5 9 12 26 16
Fencing 4 9 9 22 9
Rowing 4 3 11 18 17
Shooting 4 3 5 12 21
Judo 3 3 2 8 11
Modern pentathlon 3 0 1 4 5
Equestrian 1 3 2 6 17
Swimming 1 3 2 6 32
Football 1 2 0 3 9
Gymnastics 1 1 2 4 29
Sailing 1 0 3 4 28
Volleyball 1 0 2 3 9
Canoeing 0 7 13 20 31
Cycling 0 7 4 11 32
Archery 0 1 1 2 13
Handball 0 0 1 1 20
Total 68 83 133 284

Medals by winter sport[edit]

   Leading in that sport
Sport Gold Silver Bronze Total Rank
Ski jumping 4 3 2 9 5
Cross country skiing 2 1 2 5 11
Speed skating 1 2 3 6 17
Biathlon 0 1 0 1 20
Nordic combined 0 0 1 1 14
Total 7 7 8 22

Multiple medallists[edit]

Athlete Sport Olympics Gold Silver Bronze Total
Robert Korzeniowski Athletics 1996–2004 4 0 0 4
Irena Szewińska Athletics 1964–1976 3 2 2 7
Kamil Stoch Ski jumping 2014–2018 3 0 1 4
Justyna Kowalczyk Cross country skiing 2006–2014 2 1 2 5
Witold Woyda Fencing 1964–1972 2 1 1 4
Renata Mauer Shooting 1992–2004 2 0 1 3
Józef Szmidt Athletics 1960–1964 2 0 0 2
Waldemar Baszanowski Weightlifting 1964–1968 2 0 0 2
Jerzy Kulej Boxing 1964–1968 2 0 0 2
Józef Zapędzki Shooting 1968–1972 2 0 0 2
Waldemar Legień Judo 1988–1992 2 0 0 2
Arkadiusz Skrzypaszek Modern pentathlon 1992 2 0 0 2
Andrzej Wroński Wrestling 1988–1996 2 0 0 2
Robert Sycz Rowing 2000–2004 2 0 0 2
Tomasz Kucharski Rowing 2000–2004 2 0 0 2
Tomasz Majewski Athletics 2008–2012 2 0 0 2
Anita Włodarczyk Athletics 2012–2016 2 0 0 2
Jerzy Pawłowski Fencing 1956–1964 1 3 1 5
Otylia Jędrzejczak Swimming 2000–2004 1 2 0 3
Teresa Ciepły Athletics 1960–1964 1 1 1 3
Egon Franke Fencing 1964–1968 1 1 1 3
Stanisława Walasiewicz Athletics 1932–1936 1 1 0 2
Elżbieta Krzesińska Athletics 1956–1960 1 1 0 2
Józef Grudzień Boxing 1964–1968 1 1 0 2
Lesław Ćmikiewicz Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Kazimierz Deyna Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Jerzy Gorgoń Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Kazimierz Kmiecik Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Grzegorz Lato Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Zygmunt Maszczyk Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Antoni Szymanowski Football 1972–1976 1 1 0 2
Bronisław Malinowski Athletics 1976–1980 1 1 0 2
Tadeusz Ślusarski Athletics 1976–1980 1 1 0 2
Jacek Wszoła Athletics 1976–1980 1 1 0 2
Jan Kowalczyk Equestrian 1980 1 1 0 2
Szymon Kołecki Weightlifting 2000–2008 1 1 0 2
Ireneusz Paliński Weightlifting 1960–1964 1 0 1 2
Halina Górecka Athletics 1960–1964 1 0 1 2
Marian Kasprzyk Boxing 1960–1964 1 0 1 2
Ewa Kłobukowska Athletics 1964 1 0 1 2
Lech Koziejowski Fencing 1972–1980 1 0 1 2
Kazimierz Lipień Wrestling 1972–1976 1 0 1 2
Jerzy Rybicki Boxing 1976–1980 1 0 1 2
Mateusz Kusznierewicz Sailing 2000–2004 1 0 1 2
Leszek Blanik Gymnastics 2000–2008 1 0 1 2
Magdalena Fularczyk Rowing 2012–2016 1 0 1 2
Zbigniew Bródka Speed skating 2014 1 0 1 2
Adam Małysz Ski jumping 2002–2010 0 3 1 4
Andrzej Piątkowski Fencing 1956–1964 0 2 1 3
Ryszard Zub Fencing 1956–1964 0 2 1 3
Wojciech Zabłocki Fencing 1956–1964 0 2 1 3
Marian Kuszewski Fencing 1956–1960 0 2 0 2
Artur Olech Boxing 1964–1968 0 2 0 2
Stanisław Szozda Cycling 1972–1976 0 2 0 2
Ryszard Szurkowski Cycling 1972–1976 0 2 0 2
Piotr Małachowski Athletics 2008–2016 0 2 0 2
Maja Włoszczowska Cycling 2008–2016 0 2 0 2
Aneta Konieczna Canoeing 2000–2008 0 1 2 3
Beata Mikołajczyk Canoeing 2008–2016 0 1 2 3
Zbigniew Pietrzykowski Boxing 1956–1964 0 1 2 3
Józef Tracz Wrestling 1988–1996 0 1 2 3
Michał Antoniewicz Equestrian 1928 0 1 1 2
Marek Dopierała Canoeing 1988 0 1 1 2
Marek Łbik Canoeing 1988 0 1 1 2
Izabela Dylewska Canoeing 1988–1992 0 1 1 2
Artur Partyka Athletics 1992–1996 0 1 1 2
Sylwia Gruchała Fencing 2000–2004 0 1 1 2
Agata Wróbel Weightlifting 2000–2004 0 1 1 2
Katarzyna Bachleda-Curuś Speed skating 2010–2014 0 1 1 2
Katarzyna Woźniak Speed skating 2010–2014 0 1 1 2
Luiza Złotkowska Speed skating 2010–2014 0 1 1 2
Marian Zieliński Weightlifting 1956–1968 0 0 3 3
Krystyna Czajkowska Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Krystyna Jakubowska Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Krystyna Krupa Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Jadwiga Książek Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Józefa Ledwig Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Zofia Szczęśniewska Volleyball 1964–1968 0 0 2 2
Leszek Błażyński Boxing 1972–1976 0 0 2 2
Janusz Gortat Boxing 1972–1976 0 0 2 2
Beata Sokołowska-Kulesza Canoeing 2000–2004 0 0 2 2
Karolina Naja Canoeing 2012–2016 0 0 2 2

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