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John Sinibaldi

Full name: John Sinibaldi
Nickname(s): The Legend
Gender: Male
Born: October 2, 1913 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 10, 2006 in St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Affiliations: North Hudson Wheelmen
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

John Sinibaldi competed in the road race for the United States the 1932 and 1936 Olympics, also competing on the track in 1936 in the team pursuit. Sinibaldi had a career that spanned an amazing 77 years, starting with his first national competition in 1928. He was an 18-time national champion, including many in masters races. Sinibaldi worked for many years as a sheet metal worker. In 1977 he returned to racing and competed until shortly before his death in 2006, winning his last national title at the 2005 USA Cycling Masters road championship. Sinibaldi was inducted into the US Bicycling Hall of Fame in 1997.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 29
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA AC
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling Men's Road Race, Team United States USA AC
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres United States USA 11

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 18 Los Angeles Cycling United States Final Standings 29 2-44:01.2
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling United States Final Standings AC no time

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling United States USA Final Standings AC no time

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 22 Berlin Cycling United States USA Round One Heat Five 1
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