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Dirk Copeland

Full name: Dirk Olaf Copeland
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: September 5, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Affiliations: U.S. National Team
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Related Olympians: Brother of Jim Copeland.

Biography

Dirk Copeland raced the team pursuit at both the 1992 and 1996 Olympics. On the track he won a silver medal in individual pursuit at the 1991 Pan American Games, and was US Champion in team pursuit in 1995, also finishing second that year at the US nationals in the Madison. Copeland later raced mostly on the roads. He won the GC at the 1996 Valley of the Sun Stage Race, also winning Stage 1 in that event. He also took GC titles at the 2004 Madera County Stage Race and the 2006 Cougar Mountain Stage Race.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres United States USA 9
1996 Summer 23 Atlanta Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres United States USA 6

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1992 Summer 19 Barcelona Cycling United States USA Qualifying Round 9 4:22.963
1996 Summer 23 Atlanta Cycling United States USA Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 4:12.470
1996 Summer 23 Atlanta Cycling United States USA Qualifying Round 6 QU 4:11.950
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