Philippe Adamski

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Philippe Adamski
Phillippe Adamski, Relay at WOC2010.jpg
Medal record
Competitor for  France
Men's Orienteering
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2011 Savoie Relay
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 2010 Primorsko Long
Silver medal – second place 2010 Primorsko Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2012 Falun Relay
Junior World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2005 Tenero Middle
Bronze medal – third place 2005 Tenero Long

Philippe Adamski (born 8 April 1985)[1] is a French orienteering competitor. He's member of the French club Tous Azimuts Douai since his beginning. He's also running for Kalevan Rasti, Finland.

He started orienteering lately, when he was 17, despite some practice at school. But he reached high level quickly and took part to his first junior world championships in Estonia one year later (2003). Poland's JWOC showed animpressive progression with 2 top 15 places.

At JWOC 2005 in Switzerland, he gained his first medals with silver in the middle distance and bronze in the long distance. Then it was time to show his skills in the senior class.

He won silver in the World University Orienteering Champs in Slovakia (Kosice, 2006). The same year, he was for the first time in the first team of the senior relay, at the world cup in Montlosier (France, disq)

He competed at the 2009 World Orienteering Championships in Miskolc, where he participated on the French relay team.[2] He won a silver medal in the long distance, and a silver medal in the relay with the French team at the 2010 European Orienteering Championships in Primorsko.[3]

For the 3rd time in a row, he was unlucky with the WOC relay when his teammate, Thierry Gueorgiou, in the lead, forgot a control, and loost the title.

But in 2011, on home Ground in France, he became world champion in Relay, together with François Gonon and Thierry Gueorgiou

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile at clubfranceco.fr
  2. ^ "WOC 2009 HUN. Miskolc, Hungary, 16–23 August 2009". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 9 August 2010. 
  3. ^ "European Orienteering Championships 2010. Primorsko, Bulgaria, 27 May - 6 June". International Orienteering Federation. Retrieved 9 August 2010.