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Alexi Grewal

Full name: Alexi Singh Grewal
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: September 8, 1960 in Denver, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: 7-Eleven, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Alexi Grewal was an American cyclist who won the gold medal in the road race at the 1984 Olympics, the first American to win gold in that event at the Olympics. He turned professional after the Los Angeles Games and joined the Panasonic team, later riding for the 7-Eleven Cycling Team, but was dropped by them in 1986. From 1989-93 he was with the Coors Light pro team. Grewal was known as extremely talented but also a very volatile rider. He was a three-time winner of the Bob Cook Mt. Evans Hill Climb, winning in 1981, 1986, and 1990. He also won the Cascade Cycling Classic in 1982. Grewal later settled in Colorado where he became a master finish carpenter. Grewal was of Sikh descent. His brothers, Rishi and Ranjeet, were also top cyclists, with Rishi a US amateur champion in 1989 and endurance mountain biking champion.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1984 Summer 23 Los Angeles Cycling United States Final Standings 1 4-59:57
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