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Dick Ploog

Full name: Richard Francis "Dick" Ploog
Gender: Male
Born: November 27, 1936 in Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Died: July 14, 2002 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Affiliations: Coburg Cycling Club, Melbourne (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Dick Ploog had the following podium finishes at major championships: 3rd in the 1956 Olympics Sprint; 1st in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games track time trail, 1st in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Sprint 1000 metres. He also competed in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Sprint 1000 metres (where he did not start in the final) and in the 10 miles Scratch.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Cycling Men's Sprint Australia AUS 3 Bronze

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Cycling Australia Final Round Match 3/4 1 2
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Cycling Australia Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 1
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Cycling Australia Quarter-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 2
1956 Summer 19 Melbourne Cycling Australia Round One Heat One 1 QU 11.4