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Wendell Rollins

Full name: Wendell LeRoy Rollins
Gender: Male
Born: June 17, 1917 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: December 8, 1990 in Davis County, Utah, United States
Affiliations: Unione Sportiva Italiana
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Wendell Rollins was unusual for his era as he was a cyclist from Salt Lake City and was not from the US hotbeds of cycling in New Jersey, California, or St. Louis, but he represented a New York area club, the Unione Sportiva Italiana. At the 1948 Olympic Trials, Rollins finished third in the sectional event in Paterson, New Jersey, and then was third at the first road race qualifier in Milwaukee, which placed him on the Olympic team. Rollins was a veteran of World War II, worked as a brick mason, and was a member of the Mormon Church.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 31 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA AC DNF
1948 Summer 31 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Team United States USA AC DNF

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1948 Summer 31 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 31 London Cycling United States USA Final Standings AC DNF AC/DNF