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Oslo, Almaty and Beijing confirmed as 2022 Winter Olympic Ca

The race to host the 2022 Olympic Winter Games has taken significant step forward after the International Olympic Committee unanimously agreed t...

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Sochi success sees winter sport funding doubled until 2018

Great Britain’s record-equalling performances at Sochi 2014 have resulted in a doubling of funding from UK Sport for winter sports over the next...

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Yarnold admits MBE is 'amazing honour'

Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold has collected another gong after being awarded an MBE in the Queen's birthday honours list.

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Yarnold overwhelmed by support at homecoming parade

Olympic skeleton champion Lizzy Yarnold admitted she had been blown away by the welcome given to her during her open top bus parade, insisting h...

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Laughton steps down from role at British Skeleton

British Skeleton's performance director is stepping down from his role to seek a new challenge.

Nigel Laughton joined the organisation af...

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Medal Record

Turin 2006
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  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze
Vancouver 2010
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  • 0 Silver
  • 0 Bronze

Biography

http://www.adampengilly.com/

Adam Pengilly competed in his second Olympic Winter Games at the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Pengilly placed 18th in the skeleton competition.

At the Vancouver 2010 he was elected to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Commission. He received the most votes (615) from the total number of ballots accepted (1,902), which represented 75.3% of the Olympic athletes in Vancouver and Whistler.

Pengillu sums up the skeleton in three simple words – fun, exciting and challenging. And this is an athlete who knows all about competing on a sliding track, having started his wintersport career as a bobsleigh athlete before moving over to skeleton.

He played the role of coach to Team GB’s women’s bobsleigh pair at the Salt Lake City 2002 Olympic Winter Games, but then decided to “take charge of his own destiny” by returning to competition as a skeleton athlete.

At his debut Olympic Winter Games in Turin in 2006 Pengilly finished in eighth.