Poland at the Rio 2016 Paralympics
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
|Natalia Partyka||Table Tennis||1|
|Patryk Chojnowski||Table Tennis||1|
|Dariusz Pender||Wheelchair Fencing||1|
|Grzegorz Pluta||Wheelchair Fencing||1|
|Marcin Skrzynecki||Table Tennis||1|
|Piotr Grudzien||Table Tennis||1|