Piotr Wadecki

Piotr Wadecki (born 11 February 1973) is a Polish former professional road racing cyclist, who last worked as the general manager of UCI WorldTeam CCC Team.

Piotr Wadecki
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Personal information
Full namePiotr Wadecki
Born (1973-02-11) 11 February 1973 (age 48)
Elbląg, Poland
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb; 11 st 0 lb)
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
Role
Rider typeAll-rounder
Professional teams
1997–2000Mróz
2001–2002Domo–Farm Frites–Latexco
2003Quick-Step–Davitamon
2004Lotto–Domo
2005Action–Ati
2006CCC–Polsat
Managerial teams
2009–2018CCC–Polsat–Polkowice
2019–2020CCC Team
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)

Team membershipEdit

A professional from 1997,[1] 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]

BiographyEdit

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 resultsEdit

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)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Photos, Information & Statistics about Professional Cycling Teams & Riders, world-of-cycling.com". Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Le Palmarès de Piotr Wadecki, VeloPalmares et les victoires sont á leurs places!, 2001–2007". Archived from the original on 5 March 2005. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Teams 2006 – East Europe, cycling4all; facts and figures". Archived from the original on 10 March 2007. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Intel Action Team Official Website, Achievements".
  5. ^ "News for March 18, 2002, Wadecki regains consciousness".
  6. ^ "Intel Action Team Official Website, Achievements".
  7. ^ "Intel Action Team Official Website, Achievements".
  8. ^ "Le Palmarès de Piotr Wadecki, VeloPalmares et les victoires sont á leurs places!, 2001–2007". Archived from the original on 5 March 2005. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ "Le Palmarès de Piotr Wadecki, VeloPalmares et les victoires sont á leurs places!, 2001–2007". Archived from the original on 5 March 2005. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  10. ^ "Le Palmarès de Piotr Wadecki, VeloPalmares et les victoires sont á leurs places!, 2001–2007". Archived from the original on 5 March 2005. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. ^ "Le Palmarès de Piotr Wadecki, VeloPalmares et les victoires sont á leurs places!, 2001–2007". Archived from the original on 5 March 2005. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. ^ "Le Palmarès de Piotr Wadecki, VeloPalmares et les victoires sont á leurs places!, 2001–2007". Archived from the original on 5 March 2005. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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