Comparison and assessment of the participation of Polish swimmers at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in London




Olympic, Paralympic, games, London


Purpose : to assess and analyze the results of the Polish national team swimmers (Olympic and Paralympic) at the XIV Summer Games 2012 in London (UK ). Material : Score Polish swimmers start in London was carried out on the basis of medals won, participation in the finals. London also comparing the results with respect to the personal life record. The studies used the method of improving the outcome of the relative percentages - RPG% (relative performance gain %). It is based on the equation of RPG% = start time - end time / start time x 100. Material was to analyze and develop the results obtained by the Polish swimmers at the XIV Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012 in London. Results : the basic criterion for evaluating the training and participation of Polish swimmers at the games in London was the number of medals won. By this criterion, the Poles showed a rather weak result. Healthy athletes do not receive medals. Thus, they confirmed their poor showing four years ago. Athletes with disabilities unable to get on the podium three times. In relation to the previous games (they won 10 medals) the result was rather weak. Conclusions : in terms of participation in the Olympic finals and improve individual life records, the results were slightly better swimmers with disabilities.


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Seidel W, Prystupa T, Fic M. Comparison and assessment of the participation of Polish swimmers at the Olympic and Paralympic Games in London. Pedagogics, psychology, medical-biological problems of physical training and sports. 2014;18(8):15-21.

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