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Poland at the 1936 Summer Olympics

Poland at the Olympic Games

Flag of Poland
IOC code  POL
NOC Polish Olympic Committee
Website www.pkol.pl (Polish)
At the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
Competitors 144 (127 men, 17 women) in 15 sports
Medals
Rank: 22
Gold
0
Silver
3
Bronze
3
Total
6
Olympic history (summary)
Summer Games
Winter Games
Other related appearances
Austria (1908–1912)
Russian Empire (1912)

Poland competed at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. 144 competitors, 127 men and 17 women took part in 55 events in 15 sports.[1]

Contents

  • Silver 1
  • Bronze 2
  • Athletics 3
  • Basketball 4
    • Men's tournament 4.1
  • Boxing 5
  • Canoeing 6
    • Sprint 6.1
  • Cycling 7
    • Road 7.1
  • Equestrian 8
    • Eventing 8.1
    • Show jumping 8.2
  • Fencing 9
  • Football 10
    • Men's tournament 10.1
  • Gymnastics 11
  • Rowing 12
  • Sailing 13
  • Shooting 14
  • Swimming 15
  • Wrestling 16
  • Art competitions 17
  • References 18
  • External links 19

Silver

Bronze

Athletics

Men
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Teodor Bieregowoj 50 km walk N/A 4:42:49.0 9
Kazimierz Fiałka Marathon N/A DNF
Bronisław Gancarz N/A 3:03:11.0 33
Kazimierz Kucharski 800 m 1:55.7 2 Q N/A 1:54.7 2 Q 1:53.8 4
Józef Noji 5000 m 15:11.2 3 Q N/A 14:33.4 5
10000 m N/A 32:13.0 14
Tadeusz Śliwak
Antoni Maszewski
Kazimierz Kucharski
Klemens Biniakowski
4×400 m relay 3:17.6 7 N/A Did not advance
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Karol Hoffmann Triple jump ? DNQ Did not advance
High jump 1.70 32 Did not advance
Edward Luckhaus Triple jump ? Q 14.61 11
Jerzy Pławczyk High jump 1.85 1 Q 1.80 22
Wilhelm Schneider Pole vault 3.80 1 Q 4.00 6
Combined events – Decathlon
Athlete Event 100 m LJ SP HJ 400 m 110H DT PV JT 1500 m Final Rank
Jerzy Pławczyk Result 11.6 7.12 11.94 1.85 54.0 16.4 38.30 3.70 54.26 5:04.0 6871 9
Points 686 836 615 846 669 723 662 775 667 392
Women
Track & road events
Athlete Event Heat Quarterfinal Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Stanisława Walasiewicz 100 m 12.5 1 Q N/A 12.0 2 Q 11.7
Field events
Athlete Event Qualification Final
Distance Position Distance Position
Maria Kwaśniewska Javelin throw N/A 41.80
Jadwiga Wajs Discus throw N/A 46.22

Basketball

Men's tournament

Roster
 Poland

Coach: Walenty Kłyszejko

First round
7 August
Italy  44–28  Poland
Second round
9 August
Japan  43–31  Poland
Second consolation round
10 August
Poland  28–23  Latvia
Third round
11 August
Poland  33–25  Brazil
Fourth round
12 August
Poland  WOvs.  Peru
Semifinals
13 August
Canada  42–15  Poland
Bronze medal match
14 August
Mexico  26–12  Poland

Boxing

Men
Athlete Event Round of 32 Round of 16 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Edmund Sobkowiak Flyweight  Henry C. Cooper (AUS)
W KO2
 Walter Siegfried (SUI)
W PTS
 Louis Laurie (USA)
L PTS
Did not advance 5
Antoni Czortek Bantamweight  Pierre Bonnet (FRA)
W PTS
 Alec Hannan (RSA)
L PTS
Did not advance
Aleksander Polus Featherweight BYE BYE  Oscar Casanovas (ARG)
L PTS
Did not advance 5
Czesław Cyraniak Lightweight  François Aupetit (FRA)
W PTS
 José Padilla (PHI)
L PTS
Did not advance
Józef Pisarski Welterweight  Leonard Cook (NZL)
L PTS
Did not advance
Henryk Chmielewski Middleweight BYE  Jean De Schryver (BEL)
W PTS
 Jimmy Clark (USA)
W PTS
 Henry Tiller (NOR)
L PTS
 Raúl Villarreal (ARG)
L WO
4
Stanisław Piłat Heavyweight BYE  José Feans (URU)
L PTS
Did not advance

Canoeing

Sprint

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechages Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Marian Kozłowski
Antoni Bazaniak
K-2 10000 m N/A 47:49.8 11

Cycling

Four cyclists, all men, represented Poland in 1936.

Road

Athlete Event Time Rank
Mieczysław Kapiak Men's road race DNF
Wiktor Olecki DNF
Wacław Starzyński 2:33:08.0 16
Stanisław Zieliński 2:33:08.0 16
Wacław Starzyński
Stanisław Zieliński
Mieczysław Kapiak
Wiktor Olecki
Team time trial DNF

Equestrian

Eventing

Athlete Horse Event Dressage Cross-country Jumping Total
Final
Penalties Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Total Rank Penalties Rank
Henryk Leliwa-Roycewicz Arlekin III Individual 123.00 13 110.00 233.00 14 20.00 253.00 15 253.00 15
Zdzisław Kawecki Bambino 127.70 15 133.00 260.70 17 40.00 300.70 18 300.70 18
Seweryn Kulesza Tóska 138.00 26 300.00 438.00 23 0.00 438.00 21 438.00 21
Henryk Leliwa-Roycewicz
Zdzisław Kawecki
Seweryn Kulesza
See above Team 388.70 1 543.00 931.70 3 60.00 991.70 2 991.70

Show jumping

Athlete Horse Event Final
Penalties Rank
Janusz Komorowski Dunkan Individual 47.25 36
Michał Gutowski Warszawianka DNF
Tadeusz Sokołowski Zbieg II DNF
Janusz Komorowski
Michał Gutowski
Tadeusz Sokołowski
See above Team 47.25 DNF

Fencing

11 fencers, all men, represented Poland in 1936.

Men

Ranks given are within the pool.

Fencer Event Round 1 Round 2 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Roman Kantor Men's épée 5-0 5 Q N/A 7-0 2 Q 4-0 6 Did not advance
Antoni Franz 2-1 6 Did not advance
Antoni Sobik Men's sabre 5-2 2 Q N/A 3-1 3 Q 4-1 2 Q 2-6 7
Władysław Segda 5-2 2 Q N/A 3-1 2 Q 2-3 4 Did not advance
Władysław Dobrowolski 4-1 3 Q N/A 2-3 4 Did not advance
Alfred Staszewicz
Teodor Zaczyk
Rajmund Karwicki
Roman Kantor
Kazimierz Szempliński
Antoni Franz
Team epee 1-1 1 Q N/A 2-0 2 Q 0-3 4 Did not advance 5
Antoni Sobik
Władysław Segda
Władysław Dobrowolski
Adam Papée
Marian Suski
Teodor Zaczyk
Team sabre 1-0 2 Q N/A 2-0 1 Q 2-0 2 Q 0-3 4

Football

Men's tournament

Roster
 Poland

Coach: Józef Kałuża

First round
August 3, 1936
17:30
Italy  1–0  United States
Frossi  58' Report
Berlin Poststadion

Referee: Carl Weingartner (GER)

Attendance: 9.000

August 5, 1936
17:30
Poland  3–0  Hungary
Gad  12'  27'
Wodarz  88'
Report
Berlin Poststadion

Referee: Raffaele Scorzoni (ITA)

Attendance: 5.000
Quarter finals
August 8, 1936
17:30
Poland  5–4  Great Britain
Gad  33'
Wodarz  43'  48'  53'
Piec  56'
Report Clements  26'
Shearer  71'
Joy  78'  80'
Berlin Poststadion

Referee: Rudolf Eklow (SWE)

Attendance: 6.000
Semi finals
August 11, 1936
17:00
Austria  3–1  Poland
Kainberger  14'
Laudon  55'
Mandl  88'
Report Gad  73'
Berlin Olympic Stadium (Berlin)
Attendance: 82.000
Referee: Arthur Willoughby Barton (GBR)
Bronze medal match
August 13, 1936
16:00
Norway  3–2  Poland
Brustad  15'  21'  84' Report Wodarz  5'
Peterek  24' (pen.)
Berlin Olympic Stadium (Berlin)

Referee: Alfred Birlem (GER)

Attendance: 95.000

Gymnastics

Women
Athlete Event Individual Standings Group Exercises Total
Balance Beam Uneven Bars Horse Vault Individual Round 1 Round 2 Group
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Klara Sierońska
Marta Majowska
Matylda Ossadnik
Wiesława Noskiewicz
Janina Skirlińska
Alina Cichecka
Julia Wojciechowska
Stefania Krupa
Women's Team all-around 371.55 371.55 5 51.90 7 46.85 5 98.75 6 470.30 6

Rowing

Men
Athlete Event Heats Repechage Semifinals Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Roger Verey Single sculls 7:11.01 2 Q BYE DNF Did not advance
Roger Verey
Jerzy Ustupski
Double Sculls 6:50.0 2 q N/A 8:02.8 2 Q 7:36.2
Ryszard Borzuchowski
Edward Kobyliński
Coxless Pairs 7:29.9 1 Q BYE 8:41.9 6
Jerzy Braun
Janusz Ślązak
Jerzy Skolimowski
Coxed Pairs 7:53.9 4 q N/A 8:56.2 3 Did not advance 8
Włodzimierz Zawadzki
Bronisław Karwecki
Stanisław Kuryłłowicz
Witalis Leporowski
Jerzy Skolimowski
Coxed four 6:50.5 5 q N/A 8:12.2 2 Did not advance 8

Sailing

Open
Athlete Event Race Final rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank Score Rank
Leon Jensz O-Jolle 18 8 3 23 18 8 13 13 19 7 20 6 20 6 71 18
Janusz Rajmund Zalewski
Jozef Klemens Langowski
Alfons Olszewski
Juliusz Wladyslaw Sieradzki
Stanislaw Zalewski
6 Metre 10 3 11 2 DNF 0 11 2 9 4 9 4 10 3 18 11

Shooting

Men
Athlete Event Round 1 Round 2 Round 3 Round 4 Shoot off Final
Score Score Score Score Score Score Rank
Wojciech Bursa 25 m rapid fire pistol NM Did not advance 29
Władysław Karaś 50 metre rifle prone N/A 296
Antoni Pachla N/A 288 44
Zenon Piątkowski 25 m rapid fire pistol 18 3 Did not advance 27
Kazimierz Suchorzewski 18 6 5 6 1 29 7
Jan Wrzosek 50 metre rifle prone N/A 289 40

Swimming

Men
Athlete Event Heat Semifinal Final
Time Rank Time Rank Time Rank
Kazimierz Bocheński
Helmut Barysz
Joachim Karliczek
Ilja Szrajbman
4 x 200 metre freestyle N/A DSQ Did not advance

Wrestling

Men's Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Elimination Pool Final round
Round 1
Result
Round 2
Result
Round 3
Result
Round 4
Result
Round 5
Result
Round 6
Result
Rank Final round
Result
Rank
Antoni Rokita −56 kg  Alfred Gilles (BEL)
W F 5:53
 Ivar Stokke (NOR)
L F 8:08
 Egon Svensson (SWE)
L F 4:49
N/A 12 Did not advance
Henryk Szlązak −61 kg  Gyula Móri (HUN)
W F 11:25
 Ernst Lehmann (SUI)
W F 2:50
 Einar Karlsson (SWE)
L 0-3
 Sebastian Hering (GER)
L 0-3
N/A 8 Did not advance
Zbigniew Szajewski −66 kg  Hassan Ali Imam (EGY)
W 2-1
 Arild Dahl (NOR)
L 0-3
 Josef Grahsl (AUT)
W F 7:41
 Voldemar Väli (EST)
L F 15:21
N/A 7 Did not advance

Art competitions

Athlete Event Category Title Rank
Jan Parandowski Literature Epic works Dysk Olimpijski
Stanisław Ostoja-Chrostowski Painting Commercial graphic art Yachting Club Certificate
Józef Klukowski Sculpture Reliefs Ball

References

  1. ^ "Poland at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 11 January 2015. 

External links

  • Official Olympic Reports
  • International Olympic Committee results database
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