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Jacinta Coleman

Full name: Jacinta Joan Coleman (-Sweet, -Gray)
Gender: Female
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: July 17, 1974 in Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Died: June 27, 2017 in Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Country: NZL New Zealand
Sport: Cycling


Jacinta Coleman began cycling in 1995 and quickly became a top national competitor in New Zealand. She competed in the road race at the 1998 Commonwealth Games, placing 10th, and raced on the roads at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, finishing 18th. She was twice married, first to cyclist Jay Sweet, by whom she had a son, and later to James, with whom she had two children. Coleman tragically died very young from bowel cancer in 2017.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Cycling Women's Road Race, Individual New Zealand NZL 18

Women's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
2000 Summer 26 Sydney Cycling New Zealand Final Standings 18 at 0:00
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