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    Polish Relay Team Clinches Silver at World Championships

    Marika Popowicz-Drapała, Iga Baumgart-Witan, Justyna Święty-Ersetic, and Natalia Kaczmarek led Poland to a second-place finish in the 4×400-meter relay, earning them the title of vice world champions. Their outstanding performance on the opening day of the relay world championships saw them not only dominate their elimination heats but also secure a direct qualification for the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris.

    Facing formidable opponents from Canada, France, Norway, Italy, the USA, and Great Britain, the Polish team exhibited unwavering resolve and resilience throughout the race.

    With Popowicz-Drapała setting the pace and Kaczmarek delivering a stellar final leg, the Polish team executed a remarkable comeback. Kaczmarek’s exceptional start propelled her past two competitors, ultimately securing Poland’s silver medal with an impressive time of 3:24.71. While the Americans clinched the top spot, and the Canadians secured third place, Poland’s remarkable performance stands as a testament to their talent and dedication on the world stage.

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