Located on the salt flats of Utah, US, Marzena Chrostek says she has already won a victory by being the first Polish woman to take part on a motorbike and only the second Polish woman in history, the first being Zoffia Pedy-Proffit from Gostynia in 2008 who drove a car.
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The 29-year-old star said on Facebook she was “no longer able to train and play the way I used to, and recently my body can't live up to my expectations.”
Under dog ‘Karate Kid’ Dorota Banaszczyk, 21, power-kicked her way into the record books after becoming the first Pole in history to win the Karate World Championships after defeating long-term rival Jana Bitsch from Germany.
Having undergone a series of operations, Ryszard Szurkowski is bed bound and undergoing intensive physiotherapy. Szurkowski became a legendary name in Polish sport in the early 1970s, winning three world championship gold medals, two Olympic silvers and coming first in The Peace Race, Central Europe’s equivalent of the Tour de France, in 1970, 71, 73 and 75.
The 23-year-old held off Holland’s Yara van Kerkhof and Canada’s Alyson Charles in the final 500m, sweeping to a 43.142 victory during the historic tournament held in Calgary (Canada) on Sunday.
The ship-building project was aimed at teaching people humility and self-respect.
The national team was just three minutes from victory in a dramatic match against Angola.
The Polish ace will be the first male Polish volleyball player to receive the CEV award. Before him, only volleyball queens Małgorzata Glinka-Mogentale and Dorota Świeniewicz received the honour.
Never the most elegant of players, the two-metre-eleven tall Pole has won admiration of basketball fans the world over for his no-nonsense, scrappy style of play that defies fashion but delivers results.