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Gary Anderson

Full name: Gary John Anderson
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: September 18, 1967 in London, Greater London, Great Britain
Affiliations: Wanganui Cycling Club
Country: NZL New Zealand
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Gary Anderson first made his mark as an 18-year-old at the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh in 1986 when he won two silver and two bronze medals. Four years later, he dominated the track cycling programme at the Commonwealth Games in Auckland – he won his specialist event, the individual pursuit, was a member of the winning pursuit team, and won the track finale, the 10-mile. Two years later, in Barcelona, Anderson became the first New Zealander to win an Olympic cycling medal when he was third in the individual pursuit. His Commonwealth Games medal collection was interrupted when a near-fatal accident in Pennsylvania cost him any chance of competing at Kuala Lumpur in 1998.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres New Zealand NZL 7
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres New Zealand NZL 3 Bronze
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres New Zealand NZL 7
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres New Zealand NZL 13
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres New Zealand NZL 14
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres New Zealand NZL 6

Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Cycling New Zealand Quarter-Finals Heat One 2 4:42.82
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Cycling New Zealand Round One Heat One 1 QU 4:41.25
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Cycling New Zealand Qualifying Round Heat Eleven 2 QU 4:41.83
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Cycling New Zealand Semi-Finals Heat One 2 4:31.061
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Cycling New Zealand Group A Heat One 1 QU 4:27.954
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Cycling New Zealand Qualifying Round 4 QU 4:32.253
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Cycling New Zealand Qualifying Round Heat Fifteen 2 QU 4:32.253
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling New Zealand Qualifying Round 13 4:36.918
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling New Zealand Qualifying Round Heat Two 2 4:36.918
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling New Zealand Qualifying Round 14 4:32.304
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling New Zealand Qualifying Round Heat Four 1 4:32.304

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Cycling New Zealand NZL Quarter-Finals Heat Three AC overtaken
1992 Summer 24 Barcelona Cycling New Zealand NZL Qualifying Round 7 QU 4:21.145
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling New Zealand NZL Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 4:06.495
2000 Summer 32 Sydney Cycling New Zealand NZL Qualifying Round 6 4:08.463