Brian Walton (cyclist)

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Brian Walton
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Brian Walton riding in the Canadian road champion jersey for 7-Eleven in the 1988 Tour de White Rock, White Rock, BC.
Medal record
Men's Cycling
Competitor for  Canada
Olympic Games
Silver 1996 Atlanta Points Race

Brian Clifford Walton (born December 18, 1965 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a cycling coach and former Canadian professional road and track cyclist. His racing career spanned 18 years, racing professionally for North American pro teams 7-Eleven, Motorola, and Saturn. He represented Canada at the Pan American Games, Commonwealth Games, and the Olympic Games in 1988, 1996 and 2000. He won a silver medal in the points race at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Walton was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.

Walton is a partner at Cadence Performance Cycling Center in Philadelphia.

Teams[edit]

  • 1987-1991 Team 7-Eleven
  • 1991-1993 Team Motorola
  • 1993-2000 Team Saturn
  • 2000-2003 Team Snow Valley (Coach)

Palmares[edit]

  • Olympic Silver Medalist – Points Race 1996
  • 3-time Olympic Team Member (1988, 1996, 2000)
  • 3-time Pan American Games Gold Medalist
  • 1995 Gold - Road race (Mar del Plata, Argentina)
  • 1995 Gold - Points race
  • 1995 Bronze - Pursuit
  • 1999 Gold– Road race (Winnipeg, Manitoba)
  • 1995 Commonwealth Games bronze medal – scratch race
  • 1989 Winner Milk Race (Tour of Britain)
  • 1988 Winner International Dortmund Ritter
  • 1991 Winner International Tour of Bavaria
  • 1991 Winner Stage 6 (time trial) Tour du Pays Basque
  • 10-time national champion - road and track
  • 6-time winner Tour de White Rock

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