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Piotr Wadecki : biography

11 February 1973 -

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

Biography

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

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.

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. While in the Intel-Action Team, Wadecki competed in both the Giro d'Italia and Tour de France.

Palmarès

1997
National road race champion
2 stages, Course de la Solidarité Olympique
1 stage, Tour of Japan
1 stage, Karkonosze Tour
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
2000
National road race champion
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
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
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
Giro Del Capo (March 2005)

Team membership

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), and CCC Polsat (2006).

Living octopus

Living octopus

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