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Ron Stretton

Full name: Ronald Charles "Ron" Stretton
Gender: Male
Born: February 13, 1930 in Epsom, Surrey, Great Britain
Died: November 12, 2012 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Affiliations: Norwood Paragon CC, Norwood (GBR)
Country: GBR Great Britain
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Besides his 1952 Olympic team pursuit bronze medal, Ron Stretton from Norwood Paragon Cycling Club also won the 1953 British amateur team pursuit title. In July 1955 he emigrated to Canada and became a Canadian citizen in 1978. By profession Stretton was structural draftsman.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres Great Britain GBR 3 Bronze

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Great Britain GBR Final Round Match 3/4 1 4:51.5
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Great Britain GBR Semi-Finals Heat One 2 4:49.4
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Great Britain GBR Quarter-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 4:52.2
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Great Britain GBR Qualifying Round 2 QU 4:50.6
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