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Joe Becker

Full name: Joseph Harry "Joe" Becker
Gender: Male
Height: 5-9 (176 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: September 14, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: June 11, 2014 in Naples, Florida, United States
Affiliations: St. Louis Cycling Club, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Joe Becker graduated from St. Louis University in 1955 and then joined the US Air Force, serving as a pilot, before retiring as a captain. His biggest cycling victory was winning the 1949 Elgin-to-Chicago race, although he was Florida State Champion in 1955. Becker was runner-up at the Missouri State Championships in 1950 and 1951, and was an alternate to the 1955 Pan American team. Becker continued to cycle recreationally later in life and often participated in charitable rides, supporting various causes.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 43
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Cycling Men's Road Race, Team United States USA AC DNF

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Cycling United States Final Standings 43 at 16:59

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1956 Summer 25 Melbourne Cycling United States USA Final Standings AC DNF 43
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