Polish Swimming Federation Names 23 Swimmers to Olympic Team for Tokyo

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Olympic rookie. Kacper Stokowski. Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick

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Polish Swimming Federation Names 23 Swimmers to Olympic Team for Tokyo

23 swimmers and 10 coaches have been named to the Polish Olympic team that will represent the country at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 17 days. The highlight is that Pawel Korzeniowski is off to his fifth Olympics as he will celebrate his 36th birthday on Friday. He will swim the 100 butterfly as he is ranked 20th in the world among those qualified for the Games.

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Pawel Korzeniowski. Photo Courtesy: Maria Dobysheva

Kasia Wasick is qualified for her fourth Olympics and looks to be the country’s best hope for a medal in swimming, ranking herself fifth this year in the 50 freestyle in the world.

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Kasia Wasick. Photo Courtesy: Mine Kasapoglu / ISL

Konrad CzerniakRadoslaw Kawecki, Kacper Majchrzak and Alicia Tchorz each qualified for their third team, while Pawel Juraszek qualified for his second team.

Jakub Majerski will have a good shot at a medal in the 100 butterfly, coming in ninth in the world while Juraszek is 11th in the 50 free and Kawecki is 16th in the 200 back.

Kacper Stokowski will be making his Olympic debut after winning gold at the 2017 European Juniors in the 100 back, as well as Karol OstrowskiBartosz Piszczorowicz and Jakub Kraska, who teamed with Stokowski to win the 4×100 free relay at that same meet four years ago.

Kraska also won silver in the 100 free at the 2018 Youth Olympics

Swimmers

  1. BERNAT, Laura
  2. CHMIELEWSKI, Krzysztof
  3. CHOWANIEC, Mateusz
  4. CZERNIAK, Konrad — 3rd Olympics
  5. FIEDKIEWICZ, Kornelia
  6. HOLUB, Jan
  7. JURASZEK, Paweł — 2nd Olympics
  8. KAWĘCKI, Radosław — 3rd Olympics
  9. KORZENIOWSKI, Paweł — 5th Olympics
  10. KOSSAKOWSKA, Dominika
  11. KOZAKIEWICZ, Jan
  12. KRASKA, Jakub
  13. MAJCHRZAK, Kacper — 3rd Olympics
  14. MAJERSKI, Jakub
  15. OSTROWSKI, Karol
  16. PEDA, Paulina
  17. PISZCZOROWICZ, Bartosz
  18. POLAŃSKA, Aleksandra
  19. SIERADZKI, Kamil
  20. SKIERKA, Jakub
  21. STOKOWSKI, Kacper
  22. TCHÓRZ, Alicja — 3rd Olympics
  23. WASICK, Katarzyna — 4th Olympics

Coaching Staff

  1. BRUS, Robert
  2. CERTA, Maciej
  3. HAMPEL, Maciej
  4. KARPIŃSKI, Jakub
  5. LOORZ, Benjamin
  6. MICIUL, Jacek
  7. OLĘDZKI, Grzegorz
  8. SZYMAŃSKI, Michał
  9. WIDANKA, Grzegorz
  10. WOJTAL, Andrzej