Poland's women's 4x50m freestyle swimming team took bronze at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Kazan, Russia, on Tuesday.
In terms of Olympic medals to date (July 30) Poland has Gold: 0; Silver: 1; Bronze: 0
The history-making award comes after Ola Bednarek swam for 13 hours and 17 minutes. She later said: “In a straight line it is 36km, but due to the currents the route is longer. I suppose that I swam about 40-45km."
Maja Wloszczowska, a mountain biker, and Pawel Korzeniowski, a swimmer, have been named flag-bearers of Poland national team at Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, the Polish Olympic Committee has announced.
Motivated to begin bodybuilding after reading an interview with Ania Gołębiowska, 57-year-old Małgorzata Chruścicka has become a modelling sensation since throwing herself into the sport.
Having conquered his childhood fear of water, trucker Tomek Gazda now uses his free time to swim in crocodile and shark-infested waters.
Ryszard Kałaczyński, who became a local hero in 2015 when he got into the Guinness Book of Records for running 366 marathons in as many days, says he now wants to make his village ‘famous again’ by completing the staggering 100 Ironman Triathlon challenge.
Krzysztof Gajewski covered about 130 kilometres in his swim in a lake near Wrocław that began at 5 o’clock in the afternoon on Friday and finished at the same hour two days later.
The festival lured cold-water lovers from around the globe to the small town of Mielno.
Alicja Tchórz of Poland has taken bronze in the women’s 50 metres backstroke at the European Short Course Swimming Championships in Glasgow, Scotland.