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John Allis

Full name: John Cotton Allis
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (174 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: May 31, 1942 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Affiliations: Century Road Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

John Allis attended Princeton, where he started racing. In 1963 Allis and three of his Princeton teammates competed in the World Amateur Road Championships in Renaix, Belgium. Allis stayed in Europe to race with the Paris club, ACBB (Athletique Club de Boulogne-Billancourt), as an amateur. His biggest European victory came in 1964 in the Paris-to-Cayeux-sûr-Mer race. Allis returned to the US in 1965 and placed second in the intercollegiate road championship. He would eventually compete for the US at three Olympic Games. Allis was 1974 US Champion in the road race. He won the 1973 Québec-Montréal race, and the first two editions of the Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hill Climb in 1973-74. Allis retired from competition in 1976 and later opened Belmont Wheelworks in Belmont, Massachusetts and Ace Wheelworks in Somerville, Massachusetts. He also coached the Harvard club cycling team for many years. Allis was inducted into the US Bicycling Hall of Fame in 1993.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 75
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial United States USA 20
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial United States USA 20
1972 Summer 30 München Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 63

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Cycling United States Final Standings 75 at 0:00.20
1972 Summer 30 München Cycling United States Final Standings 63 at 2:32.0

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 22 Tokyo Cycling United States USA Final Standings 20 2-40:30.13
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Cycling United States USA Final Standings 20 2-24:13.50
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