Paralympic Games
7-18 September

Poland at the Rio 2016 Paralympics

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Six female cyclists on a podium

Iwona Podkoscielna and Aleksandra Wnuczek (Poland) at the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships

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Iwona Podkoscielna and Aleksandra Wnuczek (Poland) at the 2015 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships© • Paralympics New Zealand

·Poland has claimed 691 medals at the Paralympic Games: G254-S241-B196.

·Arnhem 1980 were Poland's most successful Paralympic Games to date, winning 75 gold medals (S50-B52).

·The NPC made its debut at the Heidelberg 1972 Paralympic Games.

·Poland is in ninth place on the Summer Games' all-time medal table.

·The NPC has been most successful in swimming, claiming 114 gold, 113 silver and 85 bronze medals.

·Swimmer Arkadiusz Pawlowski is Poland's most successful Paralympian in individual events: G10-S3-B5.

·Natalia Partyka is on the IPC ones-to-watch list. She is the three-time defending Paralympic champion in women's table tennis class 10.

She won this event in Athens 2004, Beijing 2008 and London 2012. She also participated at the Olympic Games in Beijing and London.

·Iwona Podkoscielna is also the IPC ones-to-watch list. She is the reigning world champion in cycling, in the women's time trial and road

race tandem b as she won both events at the 2015 UCI Para-Cycling World Championships in Nottwil (SUI).

·Barbara Niewiedzial won the women's 400m, 800m and 1500m T20 at the 2015 IPC Athletics World Championship in Doha.

·Polskie Telewizija is the rights holding broadcaster in Poland for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. More information can be found on

Polskie Telewizjia's website

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London 2012 gold medalists
 
Athlete Sport Gold
Rafal Wilk Cycling 2
Mateusz Michalski Athletics 1
Natalia Partyka Table Tennis 1
Patryk Chojnowski Table Tennis 1
Barbara Niewiedzial Athletics 1
Dariusz Pender Wheelchair Fencing 1
Ewa Durska Athletics 1
Grzegorz Pluta Wheelchair Fencing 1
Joanna Mendak Swimming 1
Karolina Kucharczyk Athletics 1
Katarzyna Piekart Athletics 1
Maciej Lepiato Athletics 1
Marcin Skrzynecki Table Tennis 1
Piotr Grudzien Table Tennis 1
Medals Table Paralympic Games
 
Year Gold Silver Bronze Total
Total 254 241 196 691
2012 14 13 9 36
2008 5 12 13 30
2004 10 25 19 54
2000 19 22 12 53
1996 13 14 8 35
1992 10 12 10 32
1988 24 25 33 82
1984 46 39 21 106
1980 75 50 52 177
1976 24 17 12 53
1972 14 12 7 33