Poland national speedway team

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2007 07 30 Prezydent RP wraz ze zdobywcami tytulu Druzynowych Mistrzow Swiata w Pucharze Swiata na zuzlu.jpg
National speedway team with the President of Poland, Lech Kaczyński
Nickname(s)Biało-czerwoni
("The white and reds")
Białe Orły
("The White Eagles")
AssociationPolish Motor Union
Polski Związek Motorowy
FIM codePZM
Team manager Flag of Poland.svg Marek Cieślak
Team captain Tomasz Gollob
Nation colourWhite and Red
World Championships
Team (SWC)1189
Pairs 123
Individual (SGP)279
European Championships
Pairs 541
Individual 382

The Poland national speedway team is the national motorcycle speedway team of Poland and is controlled by the Polish Motor Union (PZM). The team is one of the major teams in international speedway and they won the Team World Championship nine times (last time in 2009 and 2010). The team has won 1971 Speedway World Pairs Championship also. Two Polish riders has won Individual World Champion title (Jerzy Szczakiel and current champion Tomasz Gollob). The team is managed by Marek Cieślak, and the current captain is 2010 World Champion Tomasz Gollob.

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After their win in the 2009 and 2010 Speedway World Cup, Poland's speedway team was awarded the Team of the Year in Poland by Przegląd Sportowy in 2009 and 2010. [1]

2016 Team

A members of 2016 Team was approval on January 30, 2016 by Main Commission for Speedway Sport (Główna Komisja Sportu Żużlowego, GKSŻ) [2] which is a part of the Polish Motor Union (Polski Związek Motorowy, PZM).

Racing: Marcin Jedrzejewski (red helmet, left), Krzysztof Buczkowski (blue, right), Adrian Gomolski (yellow, 2nd left) Stadion Polonii Bydgoszcz (bieg).jpg
Racing: Marcin Jędrzejewski (red helmet, left), Krzysztof Buczkowski (blue, right), Adrian Gomólski (yellow, 2nd left)

Honours

World Championships

CompetitionsTotalGold medalsSilver medalsBronze medals
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Team
World Cup
(1960-2000)
(since 2001)
2811 1961, 1965, 1966, 1969, 1996, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013 8 1967, 1976, 1977, 1994, 1997, 2001, 2008, 2014 9 1962, 1968, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1974, 1978, 1980, 2015
Team U-21 (since 2005)108 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015 1 2013 1 2010
Pairs (1970-1993)61 1971 2 1975, 1980 3 1973, 1979, 1981
Intercontinental (1975-2001)0
Individual
Grand Prix
(1936-1994)
(since 1995)
182 1973, 2010 7 1970, 1979, 1999, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014 9 1966, 1968, 1970, 1973, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2008, 2011
Individual U-21 (since 1977)2411 1996, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 9 1987, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014 4 2000, 2001, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2013
Total medals: 86Gold: 33Silver: 27Bronze: 26

European Championships

CompetitionsTotalGolden medalsSilver medalsBronze medals
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Team U-19 (since 2008)66 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Pairs (since 2004)105 2005, 2006, 2008, 2011, 2015 4 2007, 2009, 2013, 2014 1 2004
Individual (since 2001)133 2003, 2006, 2010 8 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012 2 2001, 2002
Individual U-19 (since 1998)218 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 9 1999, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014 4 1999, 2000, 2010, 2015
Total medals: 50Gold: 22Silver: 21Bronze: 7

World Championship

Team

The Poland national speedway team were a major force in the opening years of the tournament, rivalling Sweden to win 3 out of the opening 7 championships in the early 60s. They are currently one of the best teams in the world having won in 2005 and 2007. Key riding members of the title wins include Tomasz Gollob, Andrzej Wyglenda and Andrzej Pogorzelski who all managed 3 world cup wins.

Speedway World Team Cup (1961-2000)

YearVenuePlacePts.Riders
1961 Flag of Poland.svg Wrocław 132 Marian Kaiser (10), Henryk Żyto (7), Florian Kapała (6), Mieczysław Połukard (5), Stanisław Tkocz (4)
1965 Flag of Germany.svg Kempten 138 Andrzej Pogorzelski (11), Andrzej Wyglenda (11), Antoni Woryna (9), Zbigniew Podlecki (7), Paweł Waloszek (ns)
1966 Flag of Poland.svg Wrocław 141 Marian Rose (12), Andrzej Wyglenda (11), Antoni Woryna (10), Andrzej Pogorzelski (8), Edmund Migoś (0)
1969 Flag of Poland.svg Rybnik 131 Edward Jancarz (11), Andrzej Wyglenda (11), Stanisław Tkocz (4), Henryk Glücklich (3), Andrzej Pogorzelski (2)
1996 Flag of Germany.svg Diedenbergen 127 Tomasz Gollob (15+3), Sławomir Drabik (12+1), Piotr Protasiewicz (0)

Speedway World Cup (since 2001)

YearPlaceEventPos.Pts.Riders
2001 2QR 1162Tomasz Gollob (14), Sebastian Ułamek (14), Krzysztof Cegielski (14), Piotr Protasiewicz (13), Mirosław Kowalik (7)
F265Tomasz Gollob (27), Sebastian Ułamek (13), Krzysztof Cegielski (11), Piotr Protasiewicz (9), Jacek Krzyżaniak (5)
2002 4QR 3157Jarosław Hampel (14), Piotr Protasiewicz (13), Grzegorz Walasek (12), Krzysztof Cegielski (11), Tomasz Gollob (7)
F448Tomasz Gollob (17), Jarosław Hampel (14), Krzysztof Cegielski (9), Piotr Protasiewicz (6), Grzegorz Walasek (2)
2003 4QR 3158Tomasz Gollob (13), Jarosław Hampel (13), Tomasz Bajerski (12), Sebastian Ułamek (11), Piotr Protasiewicz (9)
F449Tomasz Gollob (20), Jarosław Hampel (13), Tomasz Bajerski (6), Sebastian Ułamek (6), Piotr Protasiewicz (4)
2004 4SF 1339Tomasz Gollob (14), Jarosław Hampel (9), Grzegorz Walasek (6), Janusz Kołodziej (5), Krzysztof Kasprzak (5)
RO243Tomasz Gollob (12), Jarosław Hampel (10), Janusz Kołodziej (9), Krzysztof Kasprzak (7), Grzegorz Walasek (5)
F422Janusz Kołodziej (10), Marcin Rempała (7), Jarosław Hampel (4), Tomasz Gollob (1), Krzysztof Kasprzak (0)
2005 1SF 2349Tomasz Gollob (14), Jarosław Hampel (12), Piotr Protasiewicz (8), Rune Holta (8), Krzysztof Kasprzak (7)
RO163Grzegorz Walasek (15), Tomasz Gollob (14), Rune Holta (12), Piotr Protasiewicz (12), Jarosław Hampel (10)
F162Tomasz Gollob (14), Piotr Protasiewicz (13), Jarosław Hampel (13), Rune Holta (12), Grzegorz Walasek (10)
2006 5SF 1348Tomasz Gollob (16), Sebastian Ułamek (10), Jarosław Hampel (10), Piotr Protasiewicz (7), Wiesław Jaguś (5)
RO335Tomasz Gollob (14), Jarosław Hampel (11), Sebastian Ułamek (8), Janusz Kołodziej (2), Krzysztof Kasprzak (0)
2007 1SF 1244Grzegorz Walasek (15), Krzysztof Kasprzak (9), Rune Holta (8), Tomasz Gollob (6), Jarosław Hampel (6), Damian Baliński I (ns)
RO252Jarosław Hampel (12), Tomasz Gollob (11), Damian Baliński I (10), Krzysztof Kasprzak (10), Grzegorz Walasek (9), Rune Holta (ns)
F155Krzysztof Kasprzak (14), Jarosław Hampel (13), Tomasz Gollob (12), Rune Holta (12), Damian Baliński I (4), Grzegorz Walasek (0)
2008 2SF 1256+2Jarosław Hampel (15), Rune Holta (13), Tomasz Gollob (12), Krzysztof Kasprzak (10), Wiesław Jaguś (6)
RO250Grzegorz Walasek (12), Wiesław Jaguś (11), Tomasz Gollob (10), Rune Holta (9), Jarosław Hampel (8)
F246Tomasz Gollob (14), Wiesław Jaguś (12), Jarosław Hampel (11), Rune Holta (5), Grzegorz Walasek (4)
2009 1SF 1154Jarosław Hampel (14), Krzysztof Kasprzak (11), Adrian Miedziński (10), Piotr Protasiewicz (10), Tomasz Gollob (9)
F144Jarosław Hampel (18), Krzysztof Kasprzak (10), Adrian Miedziński (7), Tomasz Gollob (6), Piotr Protasiewicz (3)
2010 1SF 1168Jarosław Hampel (14), Rune Holta (14), Tomasz Gollob (14), Janusz Kołodziej (14), Adrian Miedziński (12)
F144Tomasz Gollob (12), Jarosław Hampel (11), Rune Holta (10), Janusz Kołodziej (6), Adrian Miedziński (5)
2011 1SF 1172Jarosław Hampel (14), Rune Holta (14), Tomasz Gollob (14), Janusz Kołodziej (14)
F142Tomasz Gollob (12), Jarosław Hampel (11), Rune Holta (10), Janusz Kołodziej (6)
YearPlaceEventPos.Pts.Riders

European Championship

Pairs

YearPlacePts.Riders
2004 320+eRafał Szombierski (9+1), Tomasz Gapiński (5+1), Robert Kościecha (6)
2005 129Robert Kościecha (12+3), Krzysztof Kasprzak (13), Janusz Kołodziej (4+2)
2006 127Sebastian Ułamek (14), Wiesław Jaguś (13), Marcin Rempała (ns)
2007 222Sławomir Drabik (9), Adam Skórnicki (1), Krzysztof Jabłoński (12)
2008 128Sebastian Ułamek (10+5), Karol Ząbik (10+1), Adam Skórnicki (8)

World Champions from Poland

NameTotal titlesIndividual
(1936–38, since 1949)
Pairs
(1970-1993)
Team
(since 1960)
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Damian Baliński 112007
Sławomir Drabik 111996
Henryk Glücklich 111969
Tomasz Gollob 61201051996, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010
Jarosław Hampel 442005, 2007, 2009, 2010
Rune Holta 332005, 2007, 2010
Edward Jancarz 111969
Marian Kaiser 111961
Florian Kapała 111961
Krzysztof Kasprzak 222007, 2009
Janusz Kołodziej 112010
Adrian Miedziński 222009, 2010
Zbigniew Podlecki 111965
Andrzej Pogorzelski 331965, 1966, 1969
Mieczysław Połukard 111961
Piotr Protasiewicz 331996, 2005, 2009
Marian Rose 111966
Jerzy Szczakiel 21197311971
Stanisław Tkocz 221961, 1969
Grzegorz Walasek 222005, 2007
Antoni Woryna 221965, 1966
Andrzej Wyglenda 41197131965, 1966, 1969
Henryk Żyto 111961
NameTotal titlesTotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Individual
(1936–38, since 1949)
Pairs
(1970-1993)
Team
(since 1960)

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References

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