List of famous athletes from Poland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Poland has seen some very talented athletes over the years, many of who have gone on to represent their country in the Olympics. These are some of the best Polish athletes of all time, so if you're a native of Poland and are aspiring to compete in sports professionally then these are people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular popular athlete from Poland then you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.
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This list answers the questions, "Who are the greatest Polish athletes?" and "Which athletes are from Poland?"You can click on the names of these legendary athletes of Poland in order to get more information about each one.
- 1Krzysztof Soszyński (Polish pronunciation: [ˈkʂɨʂtɔf sɔˈʂɨɲskʲi]; born August 2, 1977) is a... more on Wikipedia
- 2Peter Bolesław Schmeichel, MBE (Danish pronunciation: [pʰetɐ ˈsmaɪ̯ˀkl̩]; born 18 November... more on Wikipedia
- 3Anna Rogowska (born 21 May 1981) is a retired Polish athlete who specialised in the pole... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Zielona Góra, Poland
Position: DefenderPaweł Wojciechowski is a Polish defender who plays for Lechia Zielona Góra.
- 5Jerzy Skolimowski (Polish: [jɛʐɨ skɔliˈmɔfskʲi], born 5 May 1938) is a Polish film director,... more on Wikipedia
- 6Justyna Maria Kowalczyk (born 19 January 1983) is a Polish cross country skier who has been... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Position: DefenderTomasz Wojciech Wałdoch (Polish pronunciation: [ˈtɔmaʂ ˈvawdɔx]) (born 10 May 1971) is a... more on Wikipedia
- 8Adam Henryk Małysz ([ˈadam ˈmawɨʂ] (listen); born 3 December 1977) is a Polish former ski... more on Wikipedia
- 9Krystyna Palka is a biathlete.
- 10Paulina Ligocka (born 25 May 1984) is a Polish snowboarder. In March 2006 she finished second... more on Wikipedia
- 11Katarzyna Anna Bachleda-Curuś (née Wójcicka, born 1 January 1980) is a Polish speed skater,... more on Wikipedia
- 12Agnieszka Gasienica Daniel is an alpine skier.
- 13Andrzej Jan Gołota (Polish: [ˈandʐɛj ˈgɔwɔta]; born 5 January 1968), best known as Andrew... more on Wikipedia
- 14Magdalena Gwizdon is a biathlete.
- 15Angelique Kerber (German: [ʔandʒɛˈliːk ˈkɛɐ̯bɐ]; born 18 January 1988) is a German... more on Wikipedia
- 16Agnieszka Roma Radwańska [aɡˈɲɛʂka raˈdvaɲska] (listen) (nicknamed Aga, [ˈaɡa]; born 6 March... more on Wikipedia
- 17Otylia Jędrzejczak (Polish: [ɔˈtɨlja jɛndˈʐɛjtʂak] (listen); born 13 December 1983) is a... more on Wikipedia
- 18Marta Domachowska (Polish pronunciation: [ˈmarta dɔmaˈxɔfska]; born 16 January 1986) is a... more on Wikipedia
- 19Irena Szewińska, née Kirszenstein (Polish pronunciation: [iˈrɛna ʂɛˈviɲska]; 24 May 1946 – 29... more on Wikipedia
- 20Karolina Riemen is a freestyle skier.
- 21Weronika Novakowska is a biathlete.
- 22Przemysław Saleta (born 7 March 1968) is a Polish professional boxer, as well as a former... more on Wikipedia
- 23Tomasz Sikora (born 21 December 1973) is a former Polish biathlete.
Birthplace: Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Nationality: Germany,Poland,West Germany
Position: Forward, MidfielderMichael Delura (born 1 July 1985 in Gelsenkirchen) is a German former footballer.
- 25Paulina Maciuszek is a cross-country skier.