On Monday, January 17 this year. official website of the Polish Toboggan Sports Association announcement that the Polish publishing team for the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing will be four people. Mateusz Sochowicz and Klaudia Domaradzka will fight in the single, and in the two men: Wojciech Chmielewski and Jakub Kowalewski. “The Management Board, based on the technical solution of Marek Skowroski of January 14 this year, decided to accept the recommendation,” reads the communication.
Polish toboggan relay sixth at the European Championships in cooperation. A good omen for the Olympics
Polish relay race consisting of: Klaudia Domaradzka, Mateusz (Seagull) Sochowicz, and the two Wojciech Chmielewski / Jakub Kowalewski took sixth place in the European championship played with Swiss St. Moritz. The White-and-Reds lost only 0.024 seconds behind the drinking Ukrainians. They won obesity before the relays from Germany and Russia. St. Moritz at the bottom of the World Cup toboggan calendar.
It is worth noting that for Mateusz Sochowicz, he will make his first appearance in the relay in the World Cup this season. Before the beginning of the season, Sochowicz suffered a conciliar accident (at a speed estimated at 60 km / h) at a balance ball in the Yanquing circuit, in a balance that was not opened by the organizers. 2.5 months later, after a very professional rehabilitation (broken kneecap in the left knee + wounds cited in the second second) and the last hard work – Mateusz returned to the shooting.
In a few days, the Polish relay race supported by coach Marek Skowroski and physiotherapist Patryk Przerywacz will fly to the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. The luge will take part in four competitions altogether – in men’s and women’s singles, in two (men’s) competitions and in the relay race.