The Poles were composed of: Adrian Brzeziski, Przemek Sowikowski, Patryk Wykrota and – Dominik Kope. They ran brilliantly from the start and made shifts very well. Before the last changes, however, they were not in a medal position. Then the bundle went to Dominic Kope. The Polish Champion ran great. Here, before the finish line, he will overtake the Dutchman and provide the Poles with a bronze medal.
Polish record for the relay race
The Poles had a time of 38.15 which was a Polish record! They corrected it by as much as 16 hundredths of a second. Ten years ago, during the Olympic Games in London, he will establish a quartet: Kamil Masztak, Dariusz Ku, Robert Kubaczyk and Kamil Kryski.
The competitors won the gold medal Great Britain (37.67), and silver the French (37.94). The Dutch were fourth and the Swiss were fourth. The hosts did not finish the race – Germany.
– And what about the unbelievers? This medal tastes fantastic and it feels amazing. I did not expect that with such changes, we can still break the Polish record. We are surprised with this result, we are afraid that we have crossed the line with changes. However, it worked. We still have reserves – Poles said at the finish line in an interview with TVP Sport.
This is the thirteenth medal for the Polish national team at the European Championships.