Over seven events, Poland took a staggering 29 gold medals in athletics, boxing, fencing, shooting, and weightlifting, foil fencing – in which they picked up five for each team player – another 19 for each member of the football team.
Over 20 Polish sportsmen and women have appeared in a video where they wish the Belarusian people all the best in their struggle for freedom. The athletes featured represent a range of sports, from football to swimming, via volleyball.
Dominating women’s athletics for nearly two decades, Szewińska remains the only athlete, either male or female, to have held a World record in the 100m, 200m and the 400m events.
Poland's women's 4x400 m relay team took home the silver medal at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday.
Poland's Marcin Lewandowski placed third in the men’s 1500-metre final at the 2019 IAAF World Championships Doha, Qatar, on Sunday.
Poland's Paweł Fajdek won hammer gold with a throw of 80.50m at IAAF World Athletics Championships, Doha 2019, Qatar on Wednesday.
The victory in the two-day event was the first time the Polish team had won the title.
Among her achievements, Halina Konopacka, who always wore a red beret while competing, and had a model-like body shape, took Poland to its first Olympic gold in 1928.
Fortune favoured the team from the outset with the plucky Poles sweeping up in shot put, pole vault, long distance and relay.
Poland’s athletes win three golds and a silver at European indoor championship.