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Leigh Barczewski

Full name: Leigh Francis Barczewski
Nickname(s): The Tree
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1 (186 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: December 25, 1955 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Affiliations: AMF Racing Team
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling


Leigh Barczewski was a track sprinter who placed fourth at the 1973 World Junior Championships in the match sprint. He was also fourth at the US Championships in 1974 but improved in 1976 to win the US Olympic Trials and compete in Montréal. He settled in the Lehigh Valley of Pennsylvania, where he worked in various roles at the Trexlertown Velodrome, becoming technical director of the track after he retired from competition in 1980. His son Ben Barczewski won a silver medal in the sprint event at the 2007 Pan American Games.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Cycling Men's Sprint United States USA AC h5 r2/8 DQ

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Cycling United States Round One Repêchage Heat Five AC DQ
1976 Summer 20 Montréal Cycling United States Round One Heat Twelve 2
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