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Poland Olympic Team at the 2016 Rio Olympics

Poland Medal Count (Tally) 2016 Olympics

Rank Country Country Name Gold Silver Bronze Total

Poland at Rio Olympics

2016 Rio Olympics will be the Poland's 21st appearance at the Summer Games. More than 200 athletes are competing across 22 segments, including athletics, boxing, cycling, sailing, fencing and weightlifting.

The first time Poland participated in the Olympic Games was in Paris in 1924. It managed to win two medals. Of these two medals, one was silver earned by cycling team while the other was for equestrian one man show jumping. The country got its first ever gold medals four years later in the Amsterdam Olympic Games. Excellent performance of Poland in the Olympic Games is said to be in the 1970s.

Medal tally

Polish are known to be exemplary performers in the Olympic Games. The nation has managed to scoop a total of 291 medals out of the 16 appearances it has made in the Olympic Games. 132 bronze medals are under Poland's name, followed by 89 silver medals and 70 gold medals. The majority of the medals were earned at the summer games with only 20 medals being won in the winter games.

Polish Athletes

Polish athletic team has proven to be the strongest, having won a total of 23 gold medals. The boxing team of Poland has earned a total of 8 gold medals in Olympics. Wrestling, weightlifting and fencing teams are also major contributors to the tally of medals.

Agnieszka Radwanska, a prolific tennis player; Tomas Majewski, a stunning shot put performer who won a gold medal in the 2008 Olympic Games, and Maja Wloszczowska, known to be the best female cyclist in Poland; are some of the athletes who have brought laurels to Poland during Olympics.

The 2016 Games in Numbers

  • Sports : 28
  • Athletes Participating : 243
  • Events : 144

Poland Olympic Athletes at 2016 Summer Olympics

Athletes NameSports
Kinga KolosinskaBeach volleyball
Mariusz PrudelBeach volleyball
Grzegorz FijalekBeach volleyball
Monika BrzostekBeach volleyball
Igor JakubowskiBoxing
Tomasz JabłońskiBoxing
Marta WalczykiewiczCanoe sprint
Beata MikołajczykCanoe sprint
Karolina NajaCanoe sprint
Maja WłoszczowskaCycling - Mountain bike
Rafał MajkaCycling - Road
Michał KwiatkowskiCycling - Road
Katarzyna NiewiadomaCycling - Road
Maciej BodnarCycling - Road
Michał GołaśCycling - Road
Małgorzata JasińskaCycling - Road
Damian ZielińskiCycling - Track
Aleksandra SochaFencing
Katarzyna Jurkowska-KowalskaGymnastics
Karol BieleckiHandball
Sławomir SzmalHandball
Michał JureckiHandball
Krzysztof LijewskiHandball
Bartosz JureckiHandball
Kamil SyprzakHandball
Michał DaszekHandball
Michał SzybaHandball
Piotr WyszomirskiHandball
Mateusz KusHandball
Adam WiśniewskiHandball
Mateusz JachlewskiHandball
Przemysław KrajewskiHandball
Lukasz GierakHandball
Katarzyna KłysJudo
Oktawia NowackaModern pentathlon
Piotr MyszkaSailing
Malgorzata BialeckaSailing
Sylwia BogackaShooting
Radosław KawęckiSwimming
Konrad CzerniakSwimming
Paweł KorzeniowskiSwimming
Alicja TchórzSwimming
Kacper MajchrzakSwimming
Aleksandra UrbanczykSwimming
Mateusz SawrymowiczSwimming
Jan ŚwitkowskiSwimming
Anna DowgiertSwimming
Katarzyna BaranowskaSwimming
Natalia PartykaTable tennis
Wang ZengyiTable tennis
Li QianTable tennis
Agnieszka RadwańskaTennis
Jerzy JanowiczTennis
Łukasz KubotTennis
Marcin MatkowskiTennis
Ewa SwobodaTrack & field
Paweł FajdekTrack & field
Anita WłodarczykTrack & field
Joanna JozwikTrack & field
Adam KszczotTrack & field
Tomasz MajewskiTrack & field
Piotr MałachowskiTrack & field
Angelika CichockaTrack & field
Iwona LewandowskaTrack & field
Konrad BukowieckiTrack & field
Anna Jagaciak-MichalskaTrack & field
Robert SoberaTrack & field
Marcin LewandowskiTrack & field
Karolina KołeczekTrack & field
Kamila LićwinkoTrack & field
Sofia EnnaouiTrack & field
Maria AndrejczykTrack & field
Yared ShegumoTrack & field
Michał HaratykTrack & field
Artur KozlowskiTrack & field
Emilia AnkiewiczTrack & field
Henryk SzostTrack & field
Anna KiełbasińskaTrack & field
Joanna LinkiewiczTrack & field
Paweł WojciechowskiTrack & field
Karol HoffmannTrack & field
Justyna ŚwiętyTrack & field
Robert UrbanekTrack & field
Piotr LisekTrack & field
Marika Popowicz-DrapałaTrack & field
Małgorzata HołubTrack & field
Patryk DobekTrack & field
Damian CzykierTrack & field
Łukasz NowakTrack & field
Karol ZalewskiTrack & field
Joanna FiodorowTrack & field
Rafał OmelkoTrack & field
Malwina KopronTrack & field
Krystian ZalewskiTrack & field
Agata ForkasiewiczTrack & field
Karolina TymińskaTrack & field
Matylda KowalTrack & field
Sylwester BednarekTrack & field
Danuta UrbanikTrack & field
Agnieszka JerzykTriathlon
Bartosz KurekVolleyball
Michał KubiakVolleyball
Karol KlosVolleyball
Mateusz BieniekVolleyball
Piotr NowakowskiVolleyball
Mateusz MikaVolleyball
Bartosz BednorVolleyball
Pawel ZatorskiVolleyball
Fabian DrzyzgaVolleyball
Rafał BuszekVolleyball
Dawid KonarskiVolleyball
Grzegorz ŁomaczVolleyball
Tomasz ZielińskiWeightlifting
Adrian ZielińskiWeightlifting
Bartłomiej BonkWeightlifting
Arkadiusz MichalskWeightlifting
Magomedmurad GadzhievWrestling
Agnieszka WieszczekWrestling
Monika MichalikWrestling
Iwona MatkowskaWrestling

Olympic Medals Tally Poland

Sochi 2014Winter Games4116
London 2012Summer Games2259
Vancouver 2010Winter Games1326
Beijing 2008Summer Games36110
Turin 2006Winter Games0112
Athens 2004 Summer Games32510
Salt Lake City 2002 Winter Games0112
Sydney 2000 Summer Games65314
Atlanta 1996 Summer Games75517
Barcelona 1992 Summer Games361019
Seoul 1988 Summer Games251017
Moscow 1980 Summer Games3141532
Montreal 1976 Summer Games761326
Sapporo 1972 Winter Games1001
Munich 1972 Summer Games75921
Mexico 1968 Summer Games521118
Tokyo 1964 Summer Games761023
Squaw Valley 1960 Winter Games0112
Rome 1960 Summer Games461121
Melbourne / Stockholm 1956 Summer Games1449
Cortina d'Ampezzo 1956 Winter Games0011
Helsinki 1952 Summer Games1214
London 1948 Summer Games0011
Berlin 1936 Summer Games0336
Los Angeles 1932 Summer Games2147
Amsterdam 1928 Summer Games1135
Paris 1924 Summer Games0112

Last Updated On : August 08, 2016

Team USA defeated team Serbia to win its third straight basketball gold medal in Men’s Basketball tournament. The winning team’s coach Mike Krzyzewski was utmost delighted with his team’s victory on the final day of Rio 2016 Olympic Games. USA won by a 19-15 lead and this is their 25th straight victory at the Olympic Games in addition to the 15th straight victory in the basketball tournament. 

Mo Farah of Great Britain has bagged the gold by winning the 5000 meters final and completed the double double. According to media reports, with this victory Farah has become the second man in the history of Olympics to be able to successfully defend his 5000 and 10000 Olympic championships. His victory is being hailed on Twitter with some calling him the greatest long distance runner of all time. Meanwhile, the silver medal has gone to Paul Kipkemoi Chelimo and Dejen Gebremeskel of Ethiopia has bagged the bronze.

In the women's event, Caster Semenya of South Africa won the Olympic gold in the 800m. She won in one minute 55.28 seconds.  Francine Niyonsaba of Burundi won the silver medal and Kenya's Margaret Nyairera Wambui bagged the bronze.

Chen Long of China has taken gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016 after defeating Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia, who has won a silver in men’s badminton today. Lee was facing pressure not to lose the match. He beat Lin Dan of China in the semi-final. Lee and Lin, both are considered to be the best players of their time. With Lee’s defeat, Malaysia has missed out the chance of getting an Olympic gold medal.


Italy came up with a win and is heading to men's volleyball final against Brazil, after defeating USA. The US men's volleyball team tried all their survival skills, but could not stand in front of Italy. The winning team's thriller was 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. After it was over, US coach John Speraw said that the team was not skilled enough and they did not execute on some of the opportunities, which Italy flawlessly did

French boxer Estelle Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday by winning a gold medal in Women’s lightweight boxing championship. She defeated China’s Yin Junhua after the end of four rounds that had the two defending champions leveled on the scorecards of three judges. The bronze medals were earned by Mira Potkonen of Finland and Anastasia Beliakova of Russia.

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