Dmitriy Muserskiy added 12 points in the 25-17, 25-23, 25-21 victory for second-ranked Russia, which will play the winner of Wednesday night’s late match between Bulgaria and Germany on Friday. Continue reading
Marcin Dolega is in a good position to win Poland’s second weightlifting gold medal in the London Olympics after his top rivals in the 105-kilogram class withdrew.
The three-time world champion was fourth in the Beijing Olympics with a total of 420 kilograms and will look to crown his career with a podium finish in the ExCel center. Continue reading
Poland’s fans turned up the noise inside Earls Court and their players turned on the style to whitewash Great Britain.
Thousands of Polish fans shook the temporary seating to its foundations as they cheered the tournament favourites to a three-set win, with the scenes inside the exhibition centre more out of Warsaw than West London. Continue reading
Poland made the Earl’s Court volleyball arena their own on Saturday as an army of supporters roared them on to a 3-0 win over hosts Britain.
More red and white flags than Union Jacks were on show in the west London venue and the noisy Polish fans helped the medal-contenders to a 25-16, 25-19, 25-18 win that put them second behind Bulgaria in Group A. Continue reading
Poland’s Adrian Edward Zielinski has won the gold medal in weightlifting men’s 85kg category with a total of 385kg.
Zielinski, 23, standing in the third place with the snatch of 174kg, showed off his strength in clean-and-jerk with the final attempt of 211kg to take the gold away from 19-year-old Russian Apti Aukhadov, by virtue of his lighter bodyweight, as both athletes totalled 385kg. Continue reading
Moments after winning a second men’s Olympic shot put title on Friday Poland’s Tomasz Majewski was already contemplating a tilt at a third in Rio in 2016.
“Why not? If I am healthy, then why not. Three is a good number,” the 30-year-old said smiling as he towered over a crowd of reporters. Continue reading
Adrian Edward Zielinski of Poland took advantage of problems endured by others Friday to win the men’s 85-kilogram Olympic gold medal.
Neither Asian champion Sourab Moradi of Iran nor 2008 Olympic silver medalist Andrei Rybakou of Belarus was able to make a legal lift in the snatch portion of the competition. Continue reading
Poland’s Tomasz Majewski became the first man to defend his Olympic title in the men’s shot put in 56 years on Friday as track and field began.
Majewski threw a season-best 71 feet, 10 inches to match the title he won in Beijing. Continue reading
Poland defeated Argentina 3-0 (25-18, 25-20, 25-16) in a men’s volleyball third round (Group A) match of the London Olympic Games today. Continue reading
Poland’s Grzegorz Fijalek and Mariusz Prudel booked their place in the quarter-finals of the men’s event at Horse Guards Parade with a 2-0 win over Switzerland on Friday.
However, they then hit out at organisers over the scheduling of the last-16 matches. Continue reading