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Davis Phinney

Full name: Davis Welsh Phinney
Nickname(s): Cash Register
Gender: Male
Height: 5-7.5 (172 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: July 10, 1959 in Boulder, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: 7-Eleven, (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling

Related Olympians: Husband of Connie Carpenter-Phinney; Father of Taylor Phinney.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Davis Phinney was a United States' professional known for his sprinting ability, which allowed him to win multiple races, often winning sprint stages in multi-day events. During his career he won two stages at the Tour de France, was US professional champion in 1991, won a gold medal in the 1983 Pan American Games team road time trial, and a bronze medal in the 1984 Olympic team time trial. He also won the Tour of Fitchburg in 1991 and 1993. Phinney married [Connie Carpenter], who won the Olympic gold medal in the first women's road race at the 1984 Olympics. Their son, [Taylor Phinney], has become a top track rider, winning the individual pursuit world championship in 2009-10. Davis Phinney was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2004, and has established the Davis Phinney Foundation to raise funds for research in the fight against the disease.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 5
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Cycling Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial United States USA 3 Bronze

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Cycling United States Final Standings 5 at 1:19

Men's 100 kilometres Team Time Trial

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1984 Summer 25 Los Angeles Cycling United States USA Final Standings 3 2-02:46
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