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.
4F – The Sponsor of The Olympic Collection
OTCF is a Polish company built on a passion for sport. It specializes in designing, producing and selling sports apparel and accessories for the general public and professional athletes. 4F, 4F Junior and Outhorn are among its subsidiaries.
The partnership between 4F the Polish Olympic Committee dates back to 2008. OTCF supplied the Olympic collections for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, and the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.