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Don Nelsen

Full name: Donald Robert "Don" Nelsen
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 4, 1944 in St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Affiliations: St. Louis Cycling Club, St. Louis (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Related Olympians: Grandson of Chester Nelsen, Sr.; Son of Chester Nelsen, Jr..

Biography

Don Nelsen came from a well-known US cycling family. His father, [Chester Nelsen, Jr.] competed in the road race at the 1948 Olympics, while his grandfather, [Chester Nelsen, Sr.], competed on the road at the 1928 Olympics. The Nelsens are the only three-generation US Olympic cycling family. Don Nelsen raced out of the St. Louis Cycling Club. He broke family tradition by racing on the track in Tokyo, in the team pursuit.

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Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres United States USA 1 h6 r1/4

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 20 Tokyo Cycling United States USA Round One Heat Six 1 5:01.41
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