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Edi Ziegler

Full name: Edwin "Edi" Ziegler
Gender: Male
Born: February 25, 1930 in Schweinfurt, Bayern, Germany
Affiliations: RV 89, Schweinfurt (GER)
Country: GER Germany
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Cyclist Edi Ziegler was part of the German road race team that finished fifth at the 1952 Helsinki Olympics, but individually he won the bronze medal. More significantly, he prevented a Belgian medal clean sweep when he outsprinted [Lucien Victor] over the last few metres. [André Noyelle] and [Robert Grondelaers] had taken gold and silver. Ziegler won seven German Championships in the road team time trial between 1948 and 1956 and was the national road race champion in 1953. He raced as a professional from 1957-59. Ziegler was awarded the Silver Bay Leaf in 1952.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Germany GER 3 Bronze
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Germany GER 5

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Germany Final Standings 3 at 1:44.1

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1952 Summer 22 Helsinki Cycling Germany GER Final Standings 5 5-07:47.5
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