Adrian Zieliński

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Adrian Zieliński
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Adrian Zieliński
Personal information
Full name Adrian Edward Zieliński
Nationality Polish
Born (1989-03-28) March 28, 1989 (age 28)
Nakło nad Notecią, Poland
Education Sports management
Alma mater Bydgoszcz School of Economy
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Country Poland
Sport Olympic weightlifting
Event(s) –94 kg
Club Zawisza Bydgoszcz
Turned pro 2009
Coached by Jerzy Śliwiński
Achievements and titles
World finals
Olympic finals
Updated on 24 August 2016.

Adrian Edward Zieliński (Polish pronunciation: [ˈadrjan ˈɛdvard ʑɛˈliɲski]; born March 28, 1989) is a Polish weightlifter. He is the 2012 Olympic champion in the men's 85 kg category.

Personal life[edit]

Adrian Edward Zieliński was born on March 28, 1989 in Nakło nad Notecią. He is the brother of Tomasz Zieliński, who is also a weightlifter.


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.[1] 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.[2][3]

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.[4][5]


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