|IOC code POL|
Competitors 268 in 22 sports
|Website www.pkol.pl (Polish)|
|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.
- Mens tournament
- Table tennis
- Womens tournament
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.
* 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.
Qualification Legend: QS = Qualify to semi-final; QF = Qualify directly to final
The following is the Poland roster in the men's handball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›
Head coach: Bogdan Wenta
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
M = Medal race; EL = Eliminated – did not advance into the medal race; CAN = Race cancelled
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.
The following is the Polish roster in the men's volleyball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›
The following is the Polish roster in the women's volleyball tournament of the 2008 Summer Olympics. ‹See Tfd›