Adam Kszczot in the 800m at the IAAF World Indoor Championships (Getty Images) © Copyright
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Lisek and Kszczot lead Polish team for IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018

Pole vault world leader Piotr Lisek leads Poland's squad of 25 for the IAAF World Indoor Championships Birmingham 2018 from 1-4 March.

Lisek, who took the European indoor title one year ago and world indoor bronze in Portland in 2016, topped 5.91m at the IAAF World Indoor Tour stop in Torun last week, the season's highest vault. The 25-year-old also took silver at last year's World Championships in London.

On the track, the leading medal contender is Adam Kszczot, who raced to back-to-back 800m silver medals at the past two editions of the World Championships. The 28-year-old is unbeaten in five appearances this season and has already clinched the event title on the IAAF World Indoor Tour.

Another athlete who'll be bringing strong momentum to Birmingham is Konrad Bukowiecki, the European indoor champion in the shot put who improved to 22.00m with his victory at the Copernicus Cup last Thursday.

Polish team for Birmingham

Men
60m: Remigiusz Olszewski
400m: Jakub Krzewina, Rafal Omelko
800m: Adam Kszczot
1500m: Marcin Lewandowski
60m hurdles: Damian Czykier
High jump: Sylwester Bednarek
Pole vault: Piotr Lisek, Pawel Wojciechowski
Shot put: Konrad Bukowiecki, Michal Haratyk
4x400m: Patryk Adamczyk, Kajetan Duszynski, Lukasz Krawczuk, Jakub Krzewina, Rafal Omelko, Karol Zalewski

Women
60m: Anna Kielbasinska, Ewa Swoboda
400m: Justyna Swiety-Ersetic, Patrycja Wyciszkiewicz
800m: Angelika Cichocka
1500m: Angelika Cichocka
Shot put: Paulina Guba
4x400m: Aleksandra Gaworska, Malgorzata Holub-Kowalik, Natalia Kaczmarek, Joanna Linkiewicz, Justyna Swiety-Ersetic, Patrycja Wyciszkiewicz

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