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Henry O'Brien, Jr.

Full name: Henry V. O'Brien, Jr.
Nickname(s): Cocky
Gender: Male
Born: April 5, 1910 in San José, California, United States
Died: April 18, 1973 in Santa Clara County, California, United States
Affiliations: Century Road Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Henry O’Brien rode for the Century Road Club and competed for the United States in the road race at both the 1928 and 1932 Olympics. O’Brien later rode some 6-day races through the 1930s, winning one in 1934 with Cecil Yates, who was a renowned 6-day racer in that era, winning 16 of the 56 6-day races in which he competed.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 58
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Road Race, Team United States USA 15
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 11
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Team United States USA 6

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Cycling United States Final Standings 58 5-53:23
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Cycling United States Final Standings 11 2-33:36.0

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1928 Summer 18 Amsterdam Cycling United States USA Final Standings 15 5-53:23
1932 Summer 22 Los Angeles Cycling United States USA Final Standings 6 2-33:36.0
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