Adam Seroczyński

Adam Dariusz Seroczyński (Polish pronunciation: [ˈadam ˈdarjuʂ sɛrɔˈt͡ʂɨɲski]; born March 13, 1974) is a Polish sprint canoeist who competed from 1997 to 2008. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the K-4 1000 m event at Sydney in 2000. For his sport achievements, he received the Golden Cross of Merit in 2000.

Adam Seroczyński
Adam Seroczyński.jpg
Seroczyński in 2014
Personal information
Full nameAdam Dariusz Seroczyński
Born (1974-03-13) 13 March 1974 (age 46)
Olsztyn, Poland
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Representing  Poland
Event 1st 2nd 3rd
Olympic Games 0 0 1
World Championships 0 1 2
European Championships 1 1 1
European Games 0 0 0
Total 1 4 3
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2007 Duisburg K-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Seville K-1 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2006 Szeged K-2 1000 m
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1999 Zagreb K4-1000 m
Silver medal – second place 2002 Szeged K1-1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 2007 Pontevedra K4-1000 m

Seroczyński also won three medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a silver (K-2 1000 m: 2007) and two bronzes (K-1 1000 m: 2002, K-2 1000 m: 2006).

He is now a member of the Posnania Poznań club. In September 2008, following the Beijing Olympics, Seroczyński tested positive for clenbuterol in a doping test.[1] He was officially suspended for two years by the International Canoe Federation for his actions during the 2008 Summer Olympics and became the first canoeist to fail a doping test during the Summer Olympics.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Potwierdzono doping Seroczyńskiego (in Polish)
  2. ^ "Amended Results: Men's K2 1000m Final at the Beijing Olympic Games."[permanent dead link] - International Canoe Federation. 11 December 2009. Accessed 17 December 2009.
  • DatabaseOlympics.com profile at the Wayback Machine (archived October 8, 2012)
  • "ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007" (PDF). Archived from the original on January 21, 2009. Retrieved April 19, 2019.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  • "ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007" (PDF). Archived from the original on 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2019-04-19.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  • Pkol.pl profile at the Wayback Machine (archived November 5, 2007) (in Polish)
  • Adam Seroczyński at Olympics at Sports-Reference.com (archived)

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