Adam Kszczot

Adam Kszczot

Personal information

Nationality
Polish

Born
(1989-09-02) 2 September 1989 (age 27)
Opoczno, Poland

Height
1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)

Weight
68 kg (150 lb)

Sport

Sport
Track and field

Event(s)
800 metres

Club
RKS Łódź

Coached by
Stanisław Jaszczak (–2012)
Zbigniew Król (2012–)

Achievements and titles

Personal best(s)
400 metres: 46.51[1]
800 metres: 1:43.30[1]

Medal record

Representing  Poland

Men’s athletics

Event
1st
2nd
3rd

Olympic Games
0
0
0

World Championships
0
1
0

World Indoor Championships
0
1
1

European Championships
2
0
1

European Indoor Championships
2
0
0

European Team Championships
2
1
1

European Athletics U23 Championships
2
0
0

Total
8
3
3

World Championships

2015 Beijing
800 m

World Indoor Championships

2014 Sopot
800 m

2010 Doha
800 m

IAAF World Relays

2014 Nassau
4 x 800 m

2015 Nassau
4× 800 m

European Championships

2014 Zürich
800 m

2016 Amsterdam
800 m

2010 Barcelona
800 m

European Indoor Championships

2011 Paris
800 m

2013 Gothenburg
800 m

European Team Championships

2011 Stockholm
800 m

2013 Gateshead
800 m

2014 Braunschweig
800 m

2015 Cheboksary
800 m

European Athletics U23 Championships

2009 Kaunas
800 m

2011 Ostrava
800 m

European Junior Championships

2007 Ljubljana
800 m

Adam Kszczot (pronounced [ˈadam ˈkʂt͡ʂɔt]; born 2 September 1989) is a Polish middle-distance runner, who specializes in the 800 metres. His biggest achievements include silver medals at the 2014 World Indoor Championships and 2015 World Championships in addition to multiple medals on European level. He twice competed at the Olympic Games, in 2012 and 2016, narrowly missing the final on both occasions.

Contents

1 Personal life
2 Career
3 Competition record
4 References
5 External links

Personal life[edit]
Kszczot was born 2 September 1989 in Opoczno. He worked at his parents’ farm when he was young.
Career[edit]
Kszczot reached the international level after competing in local and then national events. He won the bronze medal at 2007 European Junior Championships, finished fourth at the 2008 World Junior Championships and won the 2009 European U23 Championships. He finished fourth at the 2009 European Indoor Championships competed at the 2009 World Championships without reaching the final.
Kszczot won the bronze medal at the 2010 World Indoor Championships a