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Jacek Wszoła

Jacek Wszoła

Jacek Wszoła in 2007
Medal record
Competitor for  Poland
Men’s Athletics
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal High Jump
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow High Jump
Gold medal – first place 1977 Sofia High Jump

Jacek Wszoła (born December 30, 1956 in Warszawa, Poland) is a Polish gold and silver Olympic medalist in high jump.


Jacek Wszoła is the most famous Polish high jumper. He took part in two Olympic Games: in Montreal 1976 and in Moscow 1980. In Montreal he was a big surprise when, competing in heavy rain, he struggled to win over the favourites. In

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