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Bob Tetzlaff

Full name: Robert Paul "Bob" Tetzlaff
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: November 13, 1935 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 27, 2012 in Los Gatos, California, United States
Affiliations: North Hollywood Wheelmen, Los Angeles (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Bob Tetzlaff attended UCLA and rode for the North Hollywood Wheelmen. He was one of the top US road racers of the 1960s, winning the 1960 Olympic Trials, and winning the Amateur Bicycle League of America (ABLA) road championship in 1966. He rode at the 1958 World Championships and the 1959 Pan American Games, and in 1963 won a silver medal in the team road race at the Pan Ams. His best year was 1962 when he won 18 major races in the US and Canada, after winning the inaugural Nevada City Criterium in 1961. Tetzlaff later entered cycling administration, managing several US international teams, and also tried to bring the US rulebook up to international standards. He was a lifelong elementary school teacher.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 24 Roma Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 75
1960 Summer 24 Roma Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial United States USA 11

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 24 Roma Cycling United States Final Standings 75 at 15:19

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 24 Roma Cycling United States USA Final Standings 11 2-24:00.97
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