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Gary Anderson (cyclist)

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Name  Gary Anderson
Role  Cyclist
Weight  75 kg

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Olympic medals  Cycling at the 1992 Summer Olympics - Men's Individual Pursuit

Gary anderson wins bronze in barcelona 1992


Gary John Anderson, MBE (born 18 September 1967), is a former track and road cyclist from New Zealand who won an Olympic bronze medal and three Commonwealth Games gold medals.

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Cycling career

Anderson attended four Olympics. He finished third in the 4000m pursuit at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain, and achieved the following placings at his other games:

  • 1988 Seoul (4000m Ind. Pursuit): 7th
  • 1996 Atlanta (4000m Ind. Pursuit): 13th
  • 2000 Sydney (4000m Ind. Pursuit): 6th
  • Anderson won eight medals at the Commonwealth Games, including three golds at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland.

    In the 1990 Queen's Birthday Honours, Anderson was awarded an MBE, for services to cycling.

    Anderson raced with a heart defect which could make his heart race under stress. He was in top form prior to the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur but was injured in a crash and instead commentated for Television New Zealand. After returning for his final Games in Sydney he turned to coaching and managing.

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    Gary Anderson (cyclist) Wikipedia