WTS Wrocław

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Wrocławskie Towarzystwo Sportowe Wrocław
Club information
Track address Olympic Stadium
Wrocław, Poland
Country Poland
Founded1950 (as WTS since 1992)
Team manager Flag of Poland.svg Rafal Dobrucki
Team captain Flag of Poland.svg Maciej Janowski
League Polish Ekstraliga
Website Official Website
Club facts
ColoursYellow and Red
Nickname Sparta
Track size352 metres (385 yd)
Track record time60.99 seconds
Track record date2017-09-24
Track record holder Flag of Poland.svg Maksym Drabik
Major team honours
Team Polish Champions 4 times (most recent 2006)
Pair Polish Champion 1 time (2001)
Individual Polish Champion 3 times (most recent 1960)

WTS Wrocław, also known as Betard Sparta Wrocław for sponsorship reasons, are a motorcycle speedway team based in Wrocław, Poland. They were established in 1950. They compete in the Polish Ekstraliga and finished seventh in the 2009 season play-offs. The team's home track is at the Olympic Stadium, which has a capacity of 11,000 people.

Motorcycle speedway motorcycle sport

Motorcycle speedway, usually referred to as speedway, is a motorcycle sport involving four and sometimes up to six riders competing over four anti-clockwise laps of an oval circuit. The motorcycles are specialist machines which use only one gear and have no brakes; racing takes place on a flat oval track usually consisting of dirt, loosely packed shale, or crushed rock. Competitors use this surface to slide their machines sideways, powersliding or broadsiding into the bends. On the straight sections of the track the motorcycles reach speeds of up to 70 miles per hour (110 km/h).

Wrocław City in Lower Silesian Voivodeship, Poland

Wrocław is a city in western Poland and the largest city in the historical region of Silesia. It lies on the banks of the River Oder in the Silesian Lowlands of Central Europe, roughly 350 kilometres (220 mi) from the Baltic Sea to the north and 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the Sudeten Mountains to the south. The population of Wrocław in 2018 was 640,648, making it the fourth-largest city in Poland and the main city of the Wrocław agglomeration.

Poland Republic in Central Europe

Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres (120,733 sq mi), and has a largely temperate seasonal climate. With a population of approximately 38.5 million people, Poland is the sixth most populous member state of the European Union. Poland's capital and largest metropolis is Warsaw. Other major cities include Kraków, Łódź, Wrocław, Poznań, Gdańsk, and Szczecin. Poland is bordered by the Baltic Sea, Lithuania, and Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast to the north, Belarus and Ukraine to the east, Slovakia and the Czech Republic to the south, and Germany to the west.

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2015 team squad

Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Jędrzejak 35
Flag of Poland.svg Maciej Janowski 23
Flag of Denmark.svg Michael Jepsen Jensen 23
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tai Woffinden 24
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Vaclav Milik 21
Flag of Denmark.svg Nikolaj Busk Jakobsen 21
Flag of Poland.svg Adrian Gała 20
Flag of Poland.svg Maksym Drabik 17
Flag of Poland.svg Damian Dróżdż 19

2017 team squad

Flag of Poland.svg Tomasz Jędrzejak - kapitan
Flag of Poland.svg Maciej Janowski
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tai Woffinden
Flag of Latvia.svg Andzej Lebedev
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Vaclav Milik
Flag of Poland.svg Szymon Woźniak
Flag of Poland.svg Oskar Bober
Flag of Poland.svg Maksym Drabik
Flag of Poland.svg Damian Dróżdż
Flag of Poland.svg Przemysław Liszka

2019 team squad

Flag of Poland.svg Maciej Janowski
Flag of the United Kingdom.svg Tai Woffinden
Flag of Poland.svg Maksym Drabik
Flag of Australia (converted).svg Max Fricke
Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Vaclav Milik
Flag of Poland.svg Przemysław Liszka
Flag of Poland.svg Patryk Wojdylo
Flag of Poland.svg Jakub Jamrog
Flag of Russia.svg Gleb Chugunov

Honours

CompetitionsTotalGolden medalsSilver medalsBronze medals
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotalYears
Team (DMP)
(since 1948)
1941993, 1994, 1995, 200671954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1999, 2001, 200481952, 1953, 1955, 1963, 1967, 1968, 2002, 2007
Team U-21 (MDMP)
(since 1978)
20021992, 1993
Pairs (MPPK)
(since 1974)
71200141975, 1976, 1995, 200721978, 1999
Pairs U-21 (MMPPK)
(1980 U-23; since 1983)
301200121998, 2006
Individual (IMP)
(since 1948)
1831952, 1954, 196041956, 1958, 2001, 2004111954, 1957, 1969, 1974, 1978, 1979, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Individual U-21 (MIMP)
(since 1967)
42 2002, 2008 21995, 20010
Total Polish Championship medals: 53Gold: 10Silver: 18Bronze: 25
CompetitionsTotalI placeII placeIII place
TotalYearsTotalYearsTotal Years
European Club (KPE)
(since 1998)
101 2007 0
Team Cup (DPP)
(?)
6119951199341996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Golden Helmet (ZK)
(since 1961)
1141979, 1980, 1993, 199941994, 2001, 2003, 200432001, 2003, 2005
Silver Helmet U-21 (SK)
(since 1966)
831968, 1994, 200841996, 1999, 2000, 200611972
Bronze Helmet U-19 (BK)
(1976-81; since 1983)
51199331991, 1992, 200811979


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