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Ron Kiefel

Full name: Ronald Alexander "Ron" Kiefel
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: April 11, 1960 in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: 7-Eleven, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Ron Kiefel was the 1983 US road, time trial, and team time trial champion and competed at the 1984 Olympics in the road race and team time trial, winning a bronze medal in the time trial. He then turned professional and competed in the professional peloton through 1996. Kiefel rode and finished six consecutive Tours de France (1986-91). He was the first American to win a Grand Tour stage when he won stage 15 of the 1985 Giro d’Italia, riding from L’Aquila to Perugia. Kiefel was with the 7-Eleven team from 1985-90 and then rode for Motorola, Coors Light, and Saturn. His major international wins were the 1985 Trofeo Laigueglia and the 1987 Tour of Tuscany. In the United States Kiefel won the prologue at the 1985 and 1986 Coors Classic, and won stage 17 of the 1986 Coors Classic and stage 10 of the 1989 Tour du Trump. He settled a little west of Denver where he coached cycling and ran Wheat Ridge Cyclery. Kiefel is a member of the US Bicycling Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 9
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Cycling United States Final Standings 9 at 1:43

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1984 Summer 24 Los Angeles Cycling United States USA Final Standings 3 2-02:46
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