|Full name||Adrian Edward Zieliński|
March 28, 1989 |
Nakło nad Notecią, Poland
|Alma mater||Bydgoszcz School of Economy|
|Height||1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb)|
|Coached by||Jerzy Śliwiński|
|Achievements and titles|
|Updated on 24 August 2016.|
Zieliński formerly competed in the 85 kg category. He won a gold medal at the 2010 World Championships in Antalya, Turkey with a 383 kg total. He took bronze at the 2011 World Championships in Paris. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, he won gold with a total of 385 kg.
In 2014, Zieliński moved to the 94 kg category. He won gold at the 2014 European Championships in Tel Aviv and silver at the 2015 World Championships in Houston. He was disqualified from the 2016 Summer Olympics after an illegal substance (nandrolone) was detected in his A sample from the Polish national championships in July.
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- "Rio 2016. To oficjalne: Adrian Zieliński złapany na dopingu. Wielki skandal!" [It's official: Adrian Zieliński has been caught doping. Huge scandal!] (in Polish). Retrieved 2016-08-12.
- "Rio Olympics 2016: Adrian Zielinski joins brother Tomasz in being sent home". BBC News. 12 August 2016.
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