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Dave Le Grys

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Full name  David Le Grys
2009-  Team Terminator
Disciplines  Road cycling
2000-2004  DataPhonics RT
Height  1.75 m
1998  Team Brite
Role  Cyclist
Nickname  Legro
Name  Dave Grys

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Born  10 August 1955 (age 60) Carshalton, Surrey, England, United Kingdom (1955-08-10)
2005-2008  VC St Raphael/Waites Contracts

Dave Le Grys (born 10 August 1955) is an English track cyclist, World Masters track champion, and cycling coach who has competed at international level for his country, winning a silver medal in the tandem sprint with Trevor Gadd at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. He represented Great Britain at the Olympic Games, world championships and grand prix and was a multiple national champion from 1973 to 1987, and was an élite professional.

Dave Le Grys Dave Le Grys quotOne day I39ll be happy to ride my bike

Having turned professional in 1982, Le Grys retired from cycling in 1987 for 10 years but carried on coaching. He became the British Cycling Federation's national track coach in 1989, but retired in July 1994 in protest at Paul McHugh's omission from England's 1994 Commonwealth Games squad. In 1986 he set both the British absolute speed record at 110 mph behind a pace car with faring and the World roller cycling speed record at 126.6 mph. He was also involved with marathon running and duathlons. Best marathon 2 hours 36 minutes. Le Grys returned to competitive cycling 1997.

Dave Le Grys Dave Le Grys quotOne day I39ll be happy to ride my bike

He won the 500m time trial in the 50–54 age group at the 2006 UCI Track Cycling Masters World Championships at Manchester Velodrome. At the 2007 Championships, held at the Dunc Gray Velodrome in Sydney, he won gold in the 500m Time Trial (50-54 age group) with a WR of 34.01 and silver in the 750m Team Sprint. Le Grys has won 25 World Masters titles in the sprint, team sprint, 750 and 500m time trials. 2013 was a good year for Le Grys, he won three European Masters track championships, two World Masters Track Championships, Essex Sports Personality of the year and got married to Tracy.

Dave Le Grys CW39s British performances of 2011 No 19 Cycling Weekly

Coaching

Dave Le Grys Cyclosportorg News The CHAINLETTER David Le Grys
  • 1982 to 1986 Eastern Centre of Excellence Track Coach and Manager
  • 1986 Qualified club coach ABCC
  • 1989 to 1994 BCF National Track Coach
  • 1990 Qualified Senior coach ABCC
  • 1992 Represented GB in Olympic Games as coach
  • 1998 Coach and manager for biggest professional cycling team in UK, Team Brite
  • 1999 Mastercoach cycling/triathlon/athletetic coach www.mastercoach.co.uk
  • 2001 Coachwise coach of the year award
  • 2000 to 2004 Club coach for DataPhonics RT Development squad for 13- to 23-year-olds.
  • References

    Dave Le Grys Wikipedia


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