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David Brinton

Full name: David John Brinton
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 143 lbs (65 kg)
Born: January 17, 1967 in Covina, California, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling


David Brinton started as a BMX rider, which gave him great leg speed that took him to track cycling. Brinton rode almost all types of bike racing, including road races, mountain bikes, and on the track. At the 1987 Pan American Games he won a gold medal in the team pursuit and a silver medal in individual pursuit. After the 1988 Seoul Olympics Brinton went back to mountain biking, riding in the 1990 World Championships, and on the NORBA circuit.

Brinton did some work as a stuntman for movies, appearing in over 120 movies, commercials, and television shows. He doubled Kevin Costner for stunts in “American Flyer” and Kevin Bacon in “Quicksilver.” Brinton also worked as a cycling coach and later returned to racing in masters’ competition.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Cycling Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres United States USA 2 h6 r1/4

Men's Individual Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Cycling United States Round One Heat Six 2 4:47.27
1988 Summer 21 Seoul Cycling United States Qualifying Round Heat Six 1 QU 4:48.93
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