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George Dempsey

Full name: George Dempsey
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6 (168 cm)
Born: August 11, 1905 in Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
Died: August 1985 in Corona Del Mar, California, United States
Affiliations: ?, New South Wales, (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Cycling

Biography

After the 1924 Olympics, George Dempsey rode, and won, a six-day race in Sydney in 1925. He then emigrated to the United States and continued to ride professionally in six-day races from 1928-1937, racing over 30 times. This included wins in Oakland in both 1936 and 1937, with Canadian Lew Rush. He also placed second at Philadelphia in 1932 and 1934, Cleveland and Louisville in 1935, and at Minneapolis in 1936. Dempsey also rode a six-day in Paris in 1935, but did not finish.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 18 Paris Cycling Men's Sprint Australia AUS 2 h3 r5/6
1924 Summer 18 Paris Cycling Men's 50 kilometres Australia AUS AC

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 18 Paris Cycling Australia Semi-Finals Heat Three 2
1924 Summer 18 Paris Cycling Australia Quarter-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 13.2
1924 Summer 18 Paris Cycling Australia Round One Heat Two 1 QU 13.8

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1924 Summer 18 Paris Cycling Australia Final Standings AC
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