Just when it looked as though Lech Walesa was almost a shoo-in to win Poland's presidency in Sunday's first round of voting, along has come Stanislaw Tyminski, a Pole lately living in Toronto and Iquitos, Peru, to throw the outcome into doubt.

To the consternation of Walesa and his leading opponent, Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki - as well as of the whole Polish political establishment - the 41-year-old businessman in the past week has burst virtually from nowhere to second place, behind Walesa, in public opinion polls.The latest government poll, conducted last weekend, showed Walesa favored by 28 percent of the sample, with Tyminski the choice of 21 percent and Mazowiecki the choice of 17 percent.

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