Poland national handball team

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Poland
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NicknameBiało-Czerwoni (White and Reds)
Gladiatorzy (The Gladiators)
AssociationPoland Handball Federation
(Związek Piłki Ręcznej w Polsce)   
CoachPatryk Rombel
Assistant coachMariusz Jurkiewicz
CaptainPiotr Chrapkowski
Most capsSławomir Szmal (298)
Most goalsJerzy Klempel (1170)
Colours
Team colours
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Home
Team colours
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Away
Results
Summer Olympics
Appearances5 (First in 1972)
Best result3rd (1976)
World Championship
Appearances15 (First in 1958)
Best result2nd (2007)
European Championship
Appearances8 (First in 2002)
Best result4th (2010)
Last updated on Unknown.
Poland national handball team
Medal record
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1976 Montreal Team
World Championship
Silver medal – second place 2007 Germany
Bronze medal – third place 1982 West Germany
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Croatia
Bronze medal – third place 2015 Qatar

The Poland men's national handball team is controlled by the Poland Handball Federation (Związek Piłki Ręcznej w Polsce), and represents Poland in international matches.[1]

Honours[edit]

Competition 1st, gold medalist(s) 2nd, silver medalist(s) 3rd, bronze medalist(s) Total
Olympic Games 0 0 1 1
World Championship 0 1 3 4
European Championship 0 0 0 0
Total 0 1 4 5

Competitive record[edit]

Olympic Games[edit]

Year Round Position GP W D* L GS GA
Germany 1936 Berlin Did Not Enter
Not held from 1948 to 1968
West Germany 1972 Munich Match for 9th place 10th of 16 5 2 1 2 75 78
Canada 1976 Montreal Third Place 3rd of 12 5 4 0 1 101 89
Soviet Union 1980 Moscow Match for 7th place 7th of 12 6 3 1 2 146 119
United States 1984 Los Angeles Did Not Participate
South Korea 1988 Seoul Did Not Qualify
Spain 1992 Barcelona
United States 1996 Atlanta
Australia 2000 Sydney
Greece 2004 Athens
China 2008 Beijing Match for 5th place 5th of 12 8 5 1 2 235 214
United Kingdom 2012 London Did Not Qualify
Brazil 2016 Rio de Janeiro Match for 3rd place 4th of 12 8 3 0 5 222 227
Total 5/13 0 Titles 32 17 3 12 779 727

World Championships[edit]

European Championship[edit]

Head coaches[edit]

Statistics[edit]

Matches include data obtained exclusively in official international matches Polish national team. All unofficial matches of the national team, or meetings in the frame other than the national team - played by a player - not included in the following lists.

Most caps (June 16, 2019)
# Player Years Caps
1. Sławomir Szmal 1998–2018 298
2. Karol Bielecki 2002–2018 259
3. Marcin Lijewski 1997–2013 251
4. Andrzej Szymczak 1967–1984 234
4. Bartosz Jurecki 2004–2016 234
6. Jerzy Klempel 1972–1987 221
7. Daniel Waszkiewicz 1977–1989 214
8. Mariusz Jurasik 1997–2012 207
9. Alfred Kałuziński 1973–1982 204
10. Patryk Kuchczyński 2002–2014 201
11. Michał Jurecki 2005– 200
12. Bogdan Wenta 1981–1994 198
13. Zbigniew Tłuczyński 1978–1990 186
14. Krzysztof Lijewski 2003– 185
15. Zbigniew Plechoć 1983–1990 178
16. Henryk Rozmiarek 1971–1980 177
17. Jan Gmyrek 1970–1979 176
18. Damian Wleklak 1998–2009 164
19. Janusz Brzozowski 1973–1982 162
20. Robert Nowakowski 1989–2003 160
Most goals (June 16, 2019)
# Player Years Goals
1. Jerzy Klempel 1972–1984 1170
2. Karol Bielecki 2002–2018 955
3. Bogdan Wenta 1981–1994 763
4. Bartosz Jurecki 2004–2016 729
5. Marcin Lijewski 1997–2013 711
6. Robert Nowakowski 1989–2003 709
7. Daniel Waszkiewicz 1977–1989 705
8. Mariusz Jurasik 1997–2012 704
9. Alfred Kałuziński 1973–1982 620
10. Grzegorz Tkaczyk 2000–2012 549
11. Michał Jurecki 2005– 547
12. Zbigniew Tłuczyński 1978–1990 527
13. Tomasz Tłuczyński 2006–2012 503
14. Lesław Dziuba 1981–1990 447
15. Krzysztof Lijewski 2003– 439
16. Patryk Kuchczyński 2002–2014 435
17. Zbigniew Plechoć 1983–1990 427
18. Piotr Przybecki 1989–2005 372
19. Grzegorz Kosma 1969–1984 355
20. Piotr Obrusiewicz 1994–2006 348

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