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Jim Copeland

Full name: James E. "Jim" Copeland
Nickname(s): The Alabama Slamma
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: March 18, 1962 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Related Olympians: Brother of Dirk Copeland.


Jim Copeland rode in the Team Time Trial for the United States at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, the team finishing 10th. His brother, [Dirk Copeland] competed in the 1992 and 1996 Olympics in team pursuit. Jim turned professional after the Seoul Olympics, competing through the 1998 season. He started out with Subaru-Montgomery and then rode for Chevrolet-LA Sheriff for five years, before finishing his career with minor teams in 1997-98. Copeland rode almost exclusively in the United States where he won numerous one-day races and several stages in stage races.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial United States USA 10

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1988 Summer 26 Seoul Cycling United States USA Final Standings 10 2-02:35.7
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