Volodymyr Skovorek completed the 830-kilometer route in 14-days; dubbed the ‘Ultramarathon of Gratitude’, he entered Warsaw yesterday on Ukraine’s Independence Day.
The national squad bagged 14 podium finishes at the European Athletics Championship in Munich, among them three gold medals leaving the country sixth in the overall rankings.
Poland's Anna Wielgosz took the bronze medal in the women's 800-metre run at the European Championships in Munich on Saturday.
Łukasz Wawrzyniak and Urszula Kujawka from the Wawrzynteam running group, will spend 24 hours running continuously on a route near the Wielka Sowa mountain, the highest point of the Owl Mountains range in the Central Sudetes in South-western Poland.
Sprightly Barbara Prymakowska outshone other pensioners in the over 60’s category of the race after running up the Kasprowy Wierch peak 1,986 metres above sea level in a staggering 1hr, 45 minutes.
Robert Karaś, 33, achieved his feat in Mexico this week with the record setting time of 67 hours 58 minutes and 1 second, beating the previous record by a staggering 4 hours and 41 minutes.
Przemysław Szapar, 42, broke the records after going from the east coast to the west coast in both the ‘EW traverse’ which took 12 days and ‘The Great Traverse of Iceland’, which took him from the farthest point on the east coast to the farthest point on the west coast, a feat he accomplished in 17 days.
Belarusian runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who fled to Warsaw after refusing to fly home from the Tokyo Olympics, has joined Team Orlen, a group of athletes sponsored by the Polish state-owned fuel company PKN Orlen.
Poland's Wojciech Nowicki won gold for the hammer throw at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday with a throw of 82.52m while teammate Pawel Fajdek threw the hammer 81.53m to take bronze, and a second bronze was won by Patryk Dobek in the 800m.
A thief from Ostrołęka ran out of luck after being caught escaping from a store he had robbed by a marathon-winning policewoman.