Dear User,
On May 25, 2018, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of April 27, 2016 (General Data Protection Regulation) came into force. We encourage you to familiarise yourself with information about the processing of personal data on the PolskieRadio.pl website.
1.The Data Administrator is Polish Radio S.A., based at 77/85 Niepodległości Ave., 00-977, Warsaw.
2.On issues regarding your data, please contact the Data Protection Officer, e-mail: iod@polskieradio.pl, tel. 22 645 34 03.
3.Personal data may be processed for marketing purposes based on consent.
4.Personal data may be shared solely for the purpose of proper implementation of services defined in the privacy policy.
5.Personal data will not be transferred outside the European Economic Area or to an international organisation.
6.Personal data will be stored for 5 years after an account is deactivated, in accordance with the law.
7.You have the right to access your personal data, correct it, to have it moved or deleted, or to limit its processing.
8.You have the right to object to further processing, and in the case of voicing consent to the processing of personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent. The exercise of the right to withdraw consent does not affect any processing that has already taken place.
9.You have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.
10.Polish Radio S.A. declares that no automated decisions are made when personal data is processed, and that profiling is not used.
For more information on this subject, please read our personal data and privacy policy.
English Section

Beijing Olympics: Polish medal hope Natalia Maliszewska tests positive for COVID-19

30.01.2022 11:00
Short-track speed skater Natalia Maliszewska, one of Poland's Olympic medal hopes, has tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the Beijing Winter Games, officials announced on Sunday. 
Natalia Maliszewska
Natalia Maliszewska PAP/Adam Warżawa

The news came after the Polish Olympic Committee said two days earlier that seven members of the Polish team, including three speed skaters, were found to be infected with the coronavirus after arriving in China. 

One of those testing positive at the time was long-track speed skater Natalia Czerwonka, who had been chosen to be one of Team Poland’s two flag bearers during the opening ceremony for the Games on February 4, the state PAP news agency reported. 

In addition, two other speed skaters, Magdalena Czyszczoń and Marek Kania, as well as two officials, a physician and a biathlon technician returned positive tests, the Polish Olympic Committee said.

Forty-five of Team Poland's 57 athletes arrived in the Chinese capital on Thursday afternoon local time. After undergoing COVID-19 tests at the airport, they were transferred to the Olympic village, the team’s press officer, Jerzy Jakobsche, told reporters. 

Meanwhile, speed skaters Karolina Bosiek and Damian Żurek had missed the flight after testing positive for the coronavirus before departure from Warsaw on Wednesday, the PAP news agency reported.

The Beijing Olympics take place between February 4 and 20. Maliszewska is due to compete in the women’s 500 metres on February 5.

Poland has so far won 22 medals at the winter Olympics, seven gold, seven silver, and eight bronze.

The Beijing Games will be held under strict safety protocols due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Source: PAP