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Michael McCarthy

Full name: Michael Brian McCarthy
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: June 20, 1968 in Brooklyn, New York, United States
Affiliations: Sunkyong / Saturn
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Michael McCarthy was a track pursuiter and road racer who rode the team pursuit at the 1988 and 1996 Olympics. His greatest title came in 1992 when he was professional World Champion in the individual pursuit. He also won World Championship bronze medals in the 1990 amateur individual pursuit, and the 1995 professional team pursuit. McCarthy won gold in the team pursuit at the 1987 Pan American Games. During his 16-year career, McCarthy won 17 US Championships. He was USA Cycling Athlete of the Year for 1990. As a professional he rode for Sunkyong/SKC, Celestial Seasons, Subaru-Montgomery and Saturn teams. McCarthy later settled near San Francisco where he worked in financial services as an institutional stock trader.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres United States USA 9
1996 Summer 28 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
1988 Summer 20 Seoul Cycling United States USA Qualifying Round 9 4:22.96
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling United States USA Quarter-Finals Heat Two 2 4:12.470
1996 Summer 28 Atlanta Cycling United States USA Qualifying Round 6 QU 4:11.950
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