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Patrick Sercu

Full name: Patrick Sercu
Nickname(s): Le roi des Six Jours
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: June 27, 1944 in Roeselare, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

With 88 victories, Patrick Sercu is the most successful six-day racer in cycling history. His first win came in 1965, his first year as a professional, and he continued to win one or more events through 1983, the year of his retirement. Sercu also won three sprint world titles, one as an amateur (1963) and two as a pro (1967, 1969), as well as the 1964 Olympic gold in the 1 km time trial. He was also a successful sprinter on the road, capturing the green jersey in the 1974 Tour de France, as well as total of 6 stage wins in the Tour and 11 in the Giro d’Italia. Sercu is presently active as an organizer of six-day races in his native Belgium.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Cycling Men's Sprint Belgium BEL 5T
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Cycling Men's 1,000 metres Time Trial Belgium BEL 1 Gold

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank RW T
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Cycling Belgium Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 0
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Cycling Belgium Round Two Heat Four 1 QU 11.43
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Cycling Belgium Round One Heat Four 1 QU 11.67

Men's 1,000 metres Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Cycling Belgium Final Standings 1 1:09.59
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