Piotr Wadecki

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Piotr Wadecki
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Personal information
Full name Piotr Wadecki
Born (1973-02-11) 11 February 1973 (age 44)
Elbląg, Poland
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb; 11 st)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Professional team(s)
1997-2000 Mróz(-Supradyn Witamin)
2001-2002 Domo-Farm Frites
2003 Quick Step-Davitamon
2004 Lotto-Domo
2005 Intel-Action
2006 CCC Polsat
Major wins
Championnat de Pologne (1997, 2000)
Course de la Paix (Peace Race) (1998, 2000)
Giro della Provincia di Lucca (2001) (1 stage)
Course de la Solidarité Olympique (2005)

Piotr Wadecki (born 11 February 1973) is a Polish former professional road racing cyclist. He has been professional since 1997.[1]

Team membership[edit]

Wadecki has been a member of the following professional teams: Mróz(-Supradyn Witamin) (1997–2000), Domo-Farm Frites/Lotto Domo (now Predictor-Lotto) (2001–2002), Quick Step-Davitamon (2003), Lotto-Domo (2004), Intel-Action (2005),[2] and CCC Polsat (2006).[3]

Biography[edit]

In 2000, Wadecki won 15 victories in races counted under the Union Cycliste Internationale's points scheme .[4]

On 15 March 2002, Wadecki was seriously injured in a final sprint in stage 1 (Massa Lubrense-Sorrento, 124 km) of the 37th Tirreno–Adriatico. He suffered skull fractures and a broken wrist.[5]

When transferring from Lotto-Domo to Intel-Action, in 2005, Wadecki was ranked second place in the world. He had achieved a total of 32 wins thus far.[6] While in the Intel-Action Team, Wadecki competed in both the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France.[7]

Major results[edit]

1997
 Poland National road race champion
2 stages, Course de la Solidarité Olympique
1 stage, Tour of Japan
1 stage, Karkonosze Tour[8]
1999
Memorial A. Kacziny
Szlakiem Grodów Piastowskich
Three stages of the Karkonosze Tour
1 stage, Szlakiem Grodów Piastowskich
1 stage, Volta a Portugal
1 stage, Tour de Pologne[9]
2000
 Poland National road race champion
 Poland National time trial champion
First Union Wilmington Race
1st, Peace Race
1 stage, Tour d'Egypte
1 stage, Baltyk Karkonosze
1 stage, Tour de Pologne[10]
Szlakiem Grodów Piastowskich 2.5, Poland, (27–29 April)
Overall win
Stage 1, 2a, 2b, 1st place
2001
1 stage, Giro della Provincia di Lucca[11]
Paris–Nice
Stage 5, Berre-l'Étang to St Raphael, 240.3km, 1st place, 6.24.12
2004
Course de la Solidarité Olympique
Overall win
Stage 1
Pomorski Klasyk (29 May - 3 July)
Stage 1, Hessen Rundfahrt (31 August - 4 September)
2005
Course de la Solidarité Olympique
Overall win
1 stage
One stage of the Hessen Rundfahrt
Pomorski Klasyk[12]
Giro Del Capo (March 2005)

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