Jul 31, 2021 - Sports

Poland wins gold in first-ever Olympic track & field 4x400 relay

Picture of the Polish track and field mixed relay team
Kajetan Duszynski, Justyna Swiety-Ersetic, Karol Zalewski, Natalia Kaczmarek of Team Poland celebrate after winning the gold medal in the 4x400m Relay Mixed Final. Photo: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Poland on Friday took home the gold in the first-ever Olympic track & field mixed 4x400-meter relay.

Driving the news: The team, comprised of Karol Zalewski, Natalia Kaczmarek, Justyna Swiety-Ersetic and Kajetan Duszynski, finished with a 3:09.87 time, a new Olympic record.

  • The Dominican Republic won the silver, while the U.S. took the bronze.
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