Poles in Summer Olympic Games - Medals Count
Read about medal count in Winter Olympic Games for Poles, read also about
2004 Olympic Games is Athens.
The performance measured as the efficiency, amount of medals per one participant, was the worst since 1952. Some newspapers write about it as a failure
or even a catastrophy of Polish sport. Poles received only ten medals - 3 gold, 2 silver and 5 bronze.
Four less than during Olympic Games in Sydney (2000) and seven less than in Atlanta games
Below is a table with the list of Polish medalists during the summer olympic games
|-Year -||-Place-||Patricipants||-Gold-||Silver||Bronze||Medals - Total||Medals per Participant|
Data according to Polish Newspaper Rzeczpospolita.
(*) Polish team together with the other Eastern Europe Soviet block teams did not participate in Olympic Games in Los Angeles (1984) in a protest
against the USA team which did not participate in the earlier Olympics in Moscow (1980) because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Check the following articles Polish Golden Medallists & Polish Bronze Medallists - Athens 2004.
Check also the articles about Poles in Olympic Games in review,
in Sydney and in Salt Lake City.
I recommend a following book written by Thomas M. Tarapacki Chasing the American Dream: Polish Americans in Sports
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