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Encyclopedia > Alexi Grewal
Olympic medal record
Men’s cycling
Gold 1984 Los Angeles Individual road race

Alexi S. Grewal (born September 8, 1960 in Aspen, Colorado) is an Olympic gold medalist and former professional road racing cyclist from the United States. At the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, Grewal became the first American man to win an Olympic gold medal in cycling. His winning bicycle is now at the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American History[1]. Cycling has been contested at every Summer Olympic Games since the birth of the modern Olympic movement at the 1896 Summer Olympics. ... Music sample: Olympic Fanfare and Theme ( file info) — composed by John Williams for the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles Problems listening to the file? See media help. ... // Road Cycling Road Race Men Road Race Women Team Time Trial (Men) Track Cycling Individual Pursuit Men Team Pursuit Men Sprints (Men) 1000m Time Trial Men Points Race Men Categories: Cycling at the Olympics | Cycling stubs ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... View south along Galena Street in downtown Aspen. ... Road bicycle racing is a popular bicycle racing sport held on the road (following the geography of the area), using racing bicycles. ... // Road Cycling Road Race Men Road Race Women Team Time Trial (Men) Track Cycling Individual Pursuit Men Team Pursuit Men Sprints (Men) 1000m Time Trial Men Points Race Men Categories: Cycling at the Olympics | Cycling stubs ... The Smithsonian castle, as seen through the garden gate. ...


After winning Olympic gold, Grewal turned professional and signed with the Panasonic team and later with the 7-Eleven Cycling Team. In 1986, he was dropped by the 7-Eleven team after spitting on a CBS camera man that got too close[2]. The 7-Eleven Cycling Team, founded in 1981 under Joe Ochowicz and spanning 10 years, was the United States’ first professional cycling team, and responsible to a large extent for an increase in bike racing interest in the U.S. In its lifespan, the team claimed a win in the...


In 2004, Grewal was elected to the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame. The United States Bicycling Hall of Fame, located in Bridgewater, New Jersey, is a private organization formed to preserve and promote the sport of cycling. ...


Major accomplishments

1990
  • 1st – Bob Cook Memorial Mt. Evans Hillclimb (1:46:29 - former record)
1984
  • 1st – Summer Olympics, Men's Individual Road Race
  • 1st – Bob Cook Memorial Mt. Evans Hillclimb (1:47:51)
1981
  • 1st – Bob Cook Memorial Mt. Evans Hillclimb (1:57:36)

he is first ever person born to a sikh father who has won gold in olympics Mount Evans is a mountain in the Front Range region of the Rocky Mountains, in Clear Creek County, Colorado. ...


References

  1. ^ http://siarchives.si.edu/findingaids/FARU0360.htm Record Unit 360, Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution
  2. ^ http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A0DE3D61439F93AA3575BC0A960948260 New York Times, SPORTS PEOPLE; 7-Eleven Drops Grewal, Published: August 9, 1986

External links

Cycling at the Summer Olympics | Olympic champions in men's individual road race
1896: Aristidis Konstantinidis | 1900-1920 | 1924: Armand Blanchonnet | 1928-1932 | 1936: Robert Charpentier | 1948: Jose Beyaert | 1952: Andre A. Noyelle | 1956: Ercole Baldini | 1960: Viktor Kapitonov | 1964: Mario Zanin | 1968: Pierfranco Vianelli | 1972: Hennie Kuiper | 1976: Bernt Johansson | 1980: Sergei Sukhoruchenkov | 1984: Alexi Grewal | 1988: Olaf Ludwig | 1992: Fabio Casartelli | 1996: Pascal Richard | 2000: Jan Ullrich | 2004: Paolo Bettini

 
 

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