Poles win silver medal at 2022 European Rowing Championships event

The Polish team of Dominik Czaja, Mateusz Biskup, Miroslaw Ziętarski and Fabian Barański finished just over a second behind the gold-medal team from Italy. Philipp Schmidli/PAP/EPA

Poland took the silver medal in the men's quadruple sculls final at 2022 European Rowing Championships held in Munich on Saturday.

The Polish team of Dominik Czaja, Mateusz Biskup, Miroslaw Ziętarski and Fabian Barański finished just over a second behind the gold-medal team from Italy.

Romania placed third to gain the bronze medal.

This is the first medal won by Polish rowers at the 2022 European Rowing Championships.

Later in the day, the Polish women's team will take part in the women's double sculls final.