Alex Stieda

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Alex Stieda
Personal information
Full name Alexander Nicholas Ernst Stieda
Born (1961-04-13) April 13, 1961 (age 53)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Professional team(s)
1982
1985-1990
1991
1992
7-Eleven[1]
7-Eleven[1]
Evian-Miko[1]
Coors Light[1]
Infobox last updated on
July 18, 2008

Alexander Nicholas Ernst "Alex" Stieda (born April 13, 1961 in Vancouver, British Columbia)[2] is a former professional road bicycle racer from Canada. Stieda captured five classification jerseys of the Tour de France, the yellow jersey, the polka dot, the multi-colored, the red and the white, on the second day of the 1986 Tour de France, becoming the first North American to lead the Tour de France.[3] He finished in 120th place, in his only Tour de France, riding on the 7-Eleven - Hoonved Cycling Team. He also placed bronze in the 1982 Australian Commonwealth Games, and competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics for his native country. At the 1983 Summer Universiade he won the bronze medal in the men's individual pursuit.[4]

Alex Stieda
Medal record
Competitor for  Canada
Road bicycle racing
Commonwealth Games
Bronze Brisbane 1982 4.000 Individual Pursuit

Palmarès[edit]

1986
Tour de France:
Wearing yellow jersey for one day
1989
Canadian Tire-Shin

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Alex Steida". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 18 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Birth data
  3. ^ "History of Canadians in the Tour". TSN.ca. Retrieved 23 April 2012. 
  4. ^ "Track Cycling Universiade". sportfieber.pytalhost.com. Retrieved 22 October 2014. 

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