Adrian Miedziński (born 20 August 1985 in Toruń, Poland) is a motorcycle speedway rider from Poland.[1][2]

Adrian Miedziński
Born (1985-08-20) 20 August 1985 (age 38)
Toruń, Poland
NationalityPolish
Career history
Poland
2001-2017, 2021KS Toruń
2018-2019Częstochowa
2020Rybnik
2022Bydgoszcz
Sweden
2008, 2017-2018Indianerna
2010-2011, 2013-2014Vargarna
2012Hammarby
2016Masarna
2019Smederna
2021-2022Rospiggarna
Great Britain
2004Eastbourne
2006, 2015Swindon
2007Oxford
2012Poole
Denmark
2004–2006Slangerup
2009–2010Brovst
2011Esbjerg
Speedway Grand Prix statistics
Starts6
Podiums1 (1-0-0)
Finalist1 time
Winner1 times
Individual honours
2005Individual U-21 Polish Champion
2013Torun Grand Prix Champion
Team honours
2006Team U-21 World Champion
2019Elitserien

Career edit

Miedziński started riding in Poland during 2002 when he made his debut for KS Toruń, he would go on to ride 16 consecutive seasons of the club and all in the Ekstraliga.[1]

In between he made his British league debut for Eastbourne Eagles in 2004, won the Individual Speedway Junior Polish Championship (in 2005) and won the Team Speedway Junior World Championship (in 2006).[3]

 
Miedziński riding for Oxford in 2007

After riding for the Swindon Robins in 2006 he joined the Oxford Cheetahs for the 2007 season but was left without a British club following Oxford's withdrawal from the league.[4] He would not return to Britain again until 2012.

In 2013, he achieved his career best result after winning the Speedway Grand Prix of Poland during the 2013 Speedway Grand Prix series.[5]

He was part of the Smederna team that won the 2019 Elitserien in Sweden.

In 2022, while riding for Bydgoszcz he suffered a serious crash which resulted in him being put into an induced coma due to brain and spinal injuries.[6]

Personal life edit

His father, Stanisław Miedziński was also a speedway rider.

Major results edit

World individual Championship edit

Speedway Grand Prix edit

2005 Speedway Grand Prix Final Championship standings
(Riding No 18)
Race no. Grand Prix Pos. Pts. Heats Draw No
1 /9   European SGP 18 - - 18
2007 Speedway Grand Prix Final Championship standings
(Riding No 18)
Race no. Grand Prix Pos. Pts. Heats Draw No
9 /11   Polish SGP 18 - - 18
  permanent speedway rider
  wild card, track reserve or qualified reserve
  rider not classified (track reserve who did not start)

Other edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Miedziński, Adrian". Polish Speedway Database. Retrieved 13 February 2023.
  2. ^ "Adrian Miedzinski". wwos back up. Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  3. ^ "Individual Speedway Junior Polish Championship". Speedway History. Retrieved 29 December 2022.
  4. ^ "2008 Rider index" (PDF). British Speedway. Retrieved 28 March 2023.
  5. ^ "Speedway: Adrian Miedziński wins the Grand Prix in Toruń". Newsweek. Retrieved 13 February 2023.
  6. ^ "DOCTORS HOPE TO WAKE MIEDZINSKI LATER THIS WEEK". FIM. Retrieved 2 January 2023.