The Polish Olympic Committee is an autonomous, nationwide association of sports federations and organizations. It has the exclusive right to use and authorize the Olympic symbols set out in the Olympic Charter, as well as the designations “Olympic Games” and “Olympic Committee”, in Poland. Our activities are financed by funds obtained through sponsorship arrangements. Our Sponsors and Partners ensure the stable and long-term financial support that makes it possible for Polish athletes to compete in the Olympic Games, enables activities related to Olympic education, provides for Olympic athletes in need, and promotes Olympic values, fair play, a healthy, sporting lifestyle.
PKN ORLEN – The Strategic Sponsor
PKN ORLEN is the largest company in CE Europe and is listed on the prestigious global Fortune Global 500 and Platts TOP250 rankings. The company is present in Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany, Lithuania, Slovakia and Canada.
The company possesses advanced integrated assets capable of producing over 35 million metric tons of various types of crude oil per annum. Retail sales are conducted through a network of 2,800 service petrol stations – the largest in the CEE region.
ORLEN Group offers a range of over 50 top quality petrochemical and refinery products. These are sold in over 110 countries on 6 continents. PKN ORLEN is also a major player on the Polish energy market with a capacity of 3.3 GWe. The company also has its own oil and gas resource base. This amounted to 197.3 million barrels of proven and probable (2P) barrel of oil equivalent (boe) at the end of 2019.
PKN ORLEN is a market leader. It operates as a single company with diversified revenue streams and it occupies a strong position on the European market. The company acquired Grupa Energa in April 2020. In July 2020, it began purchasing equity in PGNiG, while the EC granted conditional approval to acquire LOTOS Group. This comprehensive integration of assets is an important step towards building a strong multi-energy concern with global potential.
ORLEN has been recognized as Poland’s most valuable brand for several years. It is also the only company in the region that has received the prestigious “Most Ethical Company” award from the Ethisphere Institute in the US for seven consecutive years. PKN ORLEN is the largest patron of sport in Poland. The partnership between PKN ORLEN and the Polish Olympic Committee (POC) began in 2004. The company became the Strategic Sponsor of the POC, the Polish Olympic Team, and the Polish Olympic Movement in 2017. PKN ORLEN was also a patron of the POC centennial celebrations.
TOTALIZATOR SPORTOWY – The General Sponsor
Totalizator Sportowy, the owner of the LOTTO brand, is one of Poland’s best known and most highly regarded sports companies. The company has been operating continuously for almost 65 years. It was founded to raise funds to finance the construction and renovation of sports facilities and the purchase and repair of sports equipment. It was later charged with the additional responsibility of funding national culture. Today, the company is one of the major pillars supporting these two areas of social life.
Totalizator Sportowy has a network of over 18,300 sales outlets. These are open every day and offer a wide range of lottery products. The company primarily aims to continually expand and is constantly on the lookout for innovative solutions that will enable it to completely satisfy the market and which will positively impact the growth of the Polish economy.
As a state monopoly pursuant to the Act on Games of Chance, Totalizator Sportowy is not only concerned with conventional LOTTO products, including the launch of their online sales. In 2018, the company commenced operations in completely new business areas, such as an online casino and slot machine arcades outside casinos. Totalizator Sportowy fulfils its task of supporting Polish sport on several levels. It supports selected sports organizations, clubs and events out of its own resources, it conducts activities aimed at scouting and training sports talents, but most of all, it allocates funds from the proceeds of its numbers games and lotteries to e.g. the Physical Culture Development Fund, which has received almost 13 million PLN since 1994. Totalizator Sportowy has been involved in sponsoring the Polish Olympic Team since 1994, when it supported Polish Olympic athletes at the Winter Olympics in Lillehammer.
KRAJOWA GRUPA SPOŻYWCZA S.A. – Sponsor
The National Food Industry Group is one of the largest food producers in Poland. The Company supports Polish food producers, promotes regional products and emphasises the quality and authenticity of its products. The National Food Industry Group is the one of strategic importance for economy and food security. The subsidiaries often comprise facilities with over a 100-year tradition which makes them successfully operate in many segments and on various markets.
The National Food Industry Group is constantly developing, acquiring new entities and entering new business segments. The objective behind the estabilishment of the Company was diversification of activities and also to build a strong food holding. The strenght of the National Food Industry Group are its people, experience, acting in harmony with nature and courageously looking into the future. The Company focuses on modernity and innovation. Its products are purchased by both groceries and the largest chain stores. These products enjoy trust of renowed food, chemical and pharmaceutical concerns around the world.
TAURON POLSKA ENERGIA S.A. – SPONSOR
The TAURON Group is one of the largest business entities and the largest distributor of electricity in Poland. The company supplies energy to more than 5.5 million customers. For the past four years, it has been running a programme called „Green Turnaround”, which signifies a profound transformation toward renewable energy sources through investments in wind farms and photovoltaic power plants.
The Group currently owns 11 wind farms with 200 wind turbines generating electricity, 3 photovoltaic power plants and 34 hydroelectric power plants. By 2030, TAURON assumes a six-fold increase in the capacity installed in renewable energy sources and reduction of emissions by almost 80 percent. The TAURON Group is involved in a great number of projects aiming to help the environment, such as educational and charitable activities. It is also a sponsor of many important cultural and sports events.
PKP INTERCITY S.A. – SPONSOR
PKP Intercity is Poland’s largest railway operator. The carrier provides passenger transport among popular tourist centres in the country. It connects smaller towns with agglomerations, but also enables convenient travel across Europe, offering accessible transport to inhabitants of an increasing number of cities and towns. The company strives to provide passangers with a high, coherent travelling standard and intensely develops their offer for passengers, to make railways the means of transport of first choice. That is why, as part of its broad investment strategy “PKP Intercity – Railways of High Investments” it is going to allocate PLN 27 billion on state-of-the-art rollong stock and environment-friendly railway stations. In 2030 the whole PKP Intercity fleet will be new or modernised, assuring the highest standard of travelling in comfort.The company has been supporting sports for years. PKP has been a partner of e.g. the Tour de Pologne cycling race for many years.
ENEA – SPONSOR
Enea is one of the largest energy companies in Poland, co-responsible for the country’s energy security. Enea supplies energy to over 2.7 million customers. The company is implementing the Development Strategy, which assumes the “Green change of Enea”, i.e. a sustainable transformation of the Group building value growth, assuming a long-term goal – achieving climate neutrality by 2050. Enea plans to achieve this goal thanks to the dynamic development of renewable energy sources. Enea has been supporting sports for years – both professional and youth. It is the title sponsor of, among others, volleyball and basketball teams in north-western Poland, as well as speedway teams and football clubs. It supports mass sports and has been involved in the development of Polish triathlon for almost a decade, supporting the main events in the country. Sports education for children is promoted as part of the Enea Akademia Sportu project. It is also a sponsor of, among others, Polish Associations of Rowing, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Rugby and Cheerleading.