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Frank Brilando

Full name: Frank Peter Brilando
Gender: Male
Born: June 29, 1925 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Affiliations: Chicago CYO, Chicago (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Frank Brilando competed at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics as a cyclist, racing on the road in 1948 and the track in 1952. He raced in both the match sprint and the road race at the 1951 Pan American Games, but was outside the medals in both events. He also rode in the 1951 USA/Japan Goodwill Cycling Competition. Brilando won the 1949 Tour of Somerville, the top one-day race in the United States in that era. He became coach of the 1959 US Pan Am Games cycling team, and served on the US Olympic Committee for several years. He worked for Schwinn for 42 years, becoming Senior Vice-President of Engineering. Brilando is best known for his design contributions, most notably the Schwinn Sting-Ray bike.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 23 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA AC DNF
1948 Summer 23 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Team United States USA AC DNF
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Cycling Men's 1,000 metres Time Trial United States USA 23
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Cycling Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres United States USA 3 h3 r2/5

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1948 Summer 23 London Cycling United States Final Standings AC DNF

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1948 Summer 23 London Cycling United States USA Final Standings AC DNF AC/DNF

Men's 1,000 metres Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Cycling United States Final Standings 23 1:17.8

Men's Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Cycling United States USA Round One Repêchage Heat Three 3
1952 Summer 27 Helsinki Cycling United States USA Round One Heat Six 2
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