Tomasz Wojciech Lipiec (born 10 May 1971, in Warsaw) is a retired Polish race walker and former Polish Minister for Sport in the government of Jarosław Kaczyński.
In 1993, Lipiec has been banned for four years from professional competing in athletics due to the allegations of doping use. He was acquitted by the Polish Athletic Association after three years.
Lipiec has recently been released from prison after paying a $40K release bail, after being accused of corruption.
|1993||World Race Walking Cup||Monterrey, Mexico||13th||50 km|
|World Championships||Stuttgart, Germany||DNS||50 km|
|1997||World Championships||Athens, Greece||5th||50 km|
|IAAF World Race Walking Cup||Podebrady, Czech Republic||5th||20 km|
|1998||European Race Walking Cup||Dudince, Slovakia||1st||50 km|
|European Championships||Budapest, Hungary||5th||50 km|
|1999||IAAF World Race Walking Cup||Mézidon-Canon, France||2nd||50 km|
|World Championships||Seville, Spain||DSQ||50 km|
|2000||European Race Walking Cup||Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany||7th||20 km|
|Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||DNF||50 km|
|2001||World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||9th||50 km|
|2002||IAAF World Race Walking Cup||Turin, Italy||3rd||50 km|
|European Championships||Munich, Germany||DSQ||50 km|
|2003||World Championships||Saint-Denis, France||DSQ||50 km|
Civic Platform is a centre to centre-right political party in Poland. Civic Platform came to power following the 2007 general election as the major coalition partner in Poland's government, with party leader Donald Tusk as Prime Minister of Poland. Tusk was re-elected as Prime Minister in the 2011 general election but stepped down three years later to assume the post of President of the European Council. Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz led the party in the 2015 general election but was defeated by the Law and Justice party. On 16 November 2015 Civic Platform government stepped down after exactly 8 years in power. In 2010 Civic Platform candidate Bronisław Komorowski was elected as President of Poland, but failed in running for re-election in 2015. PO is the second largest party in the Sejm, with 138 seats, and the Senate, with 40 seats. Civic Platform is a member of the European People's Party (EPP). The party was formed in 2001 as a split from Solidarity Electoral Action (AWS), under the leadership of Andrzej Olechowski and Maciej Płażyński, with Donald Tusk of the Freedom Union (UW). In the 2001 general election, PO emerged as the largest opposition party, behind the ruling centre-left party Democratic Left Alliance (SLD). PO remained the second-largest party at the 2005 general election, but this time behind the national-conservative party Law and Justice (PiS). In 2007, Civic Platform overtook PiS, now established as the dominant parties, and formed a coalition government with the Polish People's Party. Following the Smolensk disaster of April 2010, Bronisław Komorowski became the first President from PO in the 2010 presidential election.
In July 1941, 25 Polish academics from the city of Lwów along with their families were killed by Nazi German occupation forces. By targeting prominent citizens and intellectuals for elimination, the Nazis hoped to prevent anti-Nazi activity and to weaken the resolve of the Polish resistance movement. According to an eyewitness the executions were carried out by an Einsatzgruppe unit under the command of Karl Eberhard Schöngarth with the participation of Ukrainian translators in German uniforms.
Tomasz Ludwik Stańko was a Polish trumpeter and composer. Stańko is associated with free jazz and the avant-garde.
The Sikorski–Mayski Agreement was a treaty between the Soviet Union and Poland, signed in London on 30 July 1941. Its name is taken from its two most notable signatories: Polish Prime Minister Władysław Sikorski and Soviet Ambassador to the United Kingdom Ivan Mayski.
Tomasz Stefan Arciszewski was a Polish socialist politician, a member of the Polish Socialist Party and the 31st Prime Minister of Poland, 3rd Prime Minister of the Polish government-in-exile in London from 1944 to 1947 during which the government lost the recognition of the Western powers.
Tomasz Mirosław Kuszczak is a Polish former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, most recently for English club Birmingham City.
Wprost is a Polish-language weekly newsmagazine published in Poznań, Poland. Each month the weekly provides an English-language supplement, WiK English Edition, which focuses on concerts, exhibitions, and interesting weekend getaways, and an in-depth guide to Warsaw's dining and nightlife. Wprost had a circulation of 218,000 copies in 2001–02. The circulation of the magazine was 102,987 in 2010 and 115,645 copies in 2011. It was 94,517 copies in 2012. The print and e-edition circulation of the weekly was 130,136 in August 2014.
Tomasz Frankowski is a retired Polish footballer. He scored 168 goals in 302 matches in Polish Ekstraklasa and has been the top league goalscorer four times.
Robert Maćkowiak is a former Polish sprinter. Together with Tomasz Czubak, Jacek Bocian and Piotr Haczek he won the gold medal in 4 x 400 metres relay at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics. Maćkowiak has also won other relay medals as well as individual medals in the 200 metres and 400 metres.
Jieh is a seaside town in Lebanon with an estimated population of 5000, 23 km south of Beirut, in the Chouf district via a 20-minute drive along the Beirut to Sidon highway south of the capital. In Phoenician times it was known as Porphyreon and was a thriving natural seaport, which still functions today. The town is also known for its seven kilometre sandy beach, a rarity along Lebanon's mainly rocky coastline.
Tomasz Wojciech Cywka is a Polish professional footballer who plays for Chrobry Głogów.
Grzegorz Juliusz Schetyna born 18 February 1963) is a Polish politician who has been Leader of Civic Platform and Leader of the Opposition from 26 January 2016 to 25 January 2020. He has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland from 2014 to 2015, Marshal of the Sejm from 2010 to 2011, Acting President of Poland 2010, Deputy Prime Minister of Poland from 2007 to 2009 and Minister of the Interior and Administration 2007 to 2009. He has been a Member of the Sejm from 1997.
Tomasz Majewski is a Polish shot putter and a double Olympic gold medalist. He is the third shot putter to successfully defend the Olympic title, first European to do so, and the first since Parry O'Brien in 1956.
Marcin Urbaś is a former Polish track and field athlete. He is the Polish record holder for the 200 metres dash with 19.98 seconds. He is now a sprinting coach.
Tomasz Kupisz is a Polish footballer who plays in Italy for Salernitana on loan from Bari.
Lipiec may refer to:
Tomasz is a Polish given name, the equivalent of Thomas in English.
Poland competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. This was the nation's twentieth appearance at the Summer Olympics, having missed the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles because of the Soviet boycott. The Polish Olympic Committee sent a total of 218 athletes to the Games, 130 men and 88 women, to compete in 22 sports.
Bangladesh–Poland relations refer to the bilateral relations between Bangladesh and Poland. Poland was the sixth country to recognize Bangladesh. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were officially established on 12 January 1972. The Polish ambassador to Bangladesh is resident in New Delhi, India. Bangladesh has an embassy in Warsaw.
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