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Poland at the 2008 Summer Olympics

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IOC code  POL
Competitors  268 in 22 sports
Website  www.pkol.pl (Polish)
Poland at the 2008 Summer Olympics
NOC  Polish Olympic Committee
Flag bearer  Marek Twardowski (opening) Tomasz Majewski (closing)
Medals Ranked 21st  Gold Silver Bronze Total 4 5 2 11

Poland competed at the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. The country's delegation included 268 athletes.

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Natalia Partyka, in table tennis, is one of only two athletes competing at both the Beijing Olympics and the Beijing Paralympics - the other being South Africa's Natalie du Toit in swimming.

Archery

Men
Women

Athletics

Key
  • Note–Ranks given for track events are within the athlete's heat only
  • Q = Qualified for the next round
  • q = Qualified for the next round as a fastest loser or, in field events, by position without achieving the qualifying target
  • NR = National record
  • N/A = Round not applicable for the event
  • Bye = Athlete not required to compete in round
  • Men
    Track & road events
    Field events
    Women
    Track & road events
    Field events
    Combined events – Heptathlon

    * The athlete who finished in second place, Lyudmila Blonska of the Ukraine, tested positive for a banned substance. Both the A and the B tests were positive, therefore Blonska was stripped of her silver medal, and both Polish heptathletes moved up a position.

    Sprint

    Men
    Women

    Qualification Legend: QS = Qualify to semi-final; QF = Qualify directly to final

    Track

    Sprint
    Keirin
    Points race

    Fencing

    Men
    Women

    Artistic

    Men
    Women

    Men's tournament

    Roster

    The following is the Poland roster in the men's handball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›

    Head coach: Bogdan Wenta

    Group play
    Quarterfinal
    Classification semifinal
    5th–6th place

    Judo

    Men
    Women

    Rowing

    Men
    Women

    Qualification Legend: FA=Final A (medal); FB=Final B (non-medal); FC=Final C (non-medal); FD=Final D (non-medal); FE=Final E (non-medal); FF=Final F (non-medal); SA/B=Semifinals A/B; SC/D=Semifinals C/D; SE/F=Semifinals E/F; QF=Quarterfinals; R=Repechage

    Sailing

    Men
    Women
    Open

    M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled

    Shooting

    Men
    Women

    Swimming

    Men
    Women

    Table tennis

    Singles
    Team

    Indoor

    Poland entered a team in both the men's and the women's tournament. The men's team won four out of five matches in the group play, finishing third in the group, and advancing to the quarterfinals, where they lost over five sets to Italy. Their final ranking was tied for 5th place. The women's team managed to win only one match in the group play, finishing fifth in the group, and failing to advance further in the tournament. Their final ranking was tied for 9th place.

    Men's tournament

    Roster

    The following is the Polish roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›

    Group play
    Quarterfinal

    Women's tournament

    Roster

    The following is the Polish roster in the women's volleyball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›

    Group play

    Weightlifting

    Men
    Women

    Wrestling

    Key:

  • VT - Victory by Fall.
  • PP - Decision by Points - the loser with technical points.
  • PO - Decision by Points - the loser without technical points.
  • Men's freestyle
    Men's Greco-Roman
    Women's freestyle

    References

    Poland at the 2008 Summer Olympics Wikipedia


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