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Ignatius Gronkowski

Full name: Ignatius Gronkowski
Gender: Male
Born: March 28, 1897 in Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: September 1981 in Buffalo, New York, United States
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Ignatius Gronkowski was a cyclist from Buffalo, New York who competed at the 1924 Olympics in the road race and the 50 km track event. Little is known of his life. He was, however, the first top athlete in his family, which would become a well-known American sporting family. Three of his great-grandsons later played in the NFL – Dan Gronkowski with the Detroit Lions, Denver Broncos, Cleveland Browns, and New England Patriots from 2009-11; Chris Gronkowski with the Denver Broncos, Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts, and San Diego Chargers from 2010-13; and the best known being Rob Gronkowski, a tight end with the New England Patriots, who started with them in 2010 and starred in the league.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 27 Paris Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 45
1924 Summer 27 Paris Cycling Men's Road Race, Team United States USA 12
1924 Summer 27 Paris Cycling Men's 50 kilometres United States USA AC

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 27 Paris Cycling United States Final Standings 45 7-34:41.8

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1924 Summer 27 Paris Cycling United States USA Final Standings 12 7-34:41.8

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1924 Summer 27 Paris Cycling United States Final Standings AC
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