Gregor Braun

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Gregor Braun
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Born (1955-12-31) 31 December 1955 (age 58)

Gregor Braun (born 31 December 1955 in Neustadt an der Weinstraße) is a retired track cyclist and road bicycle racer from Germany, who was a professional rider from 1977 to 1989. He won the German National Road Race in 1978, 1980 and 1983.[1]

He represented West Germany at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada, where he won the gold medal in the men's individual pursuit, defeating Holland's Herman Ponsteen. Braun also captured the gold in the Men's Team Pursuit in Montreal, alongside Peter Vonhof, Hans Lutz and Günther Schumacher. The West German Olympic track team for 1976 was managed by Gustav Killian. After winning gold Braun turned professional, riding mostly on the road, and a few six-day races.

Teams[edit]

  • 1977: Peugeot-Esso-Michelin (France)
  • 1978: Peugeot-Esso-Michelin (France)
  • 1979: Peugeot-Esso-Michelin (France)
  • 1980: Sanson (Italy)
  • 1981: Famcucine (Italy)
  • 1981: Safir-Galli-Ludo (Belgium)
  • 1982: Capri Sonne (Belgium)
  • 1983: Vivi-Benotto (Italy)
  • 1984: La Redoute-Motobécane (France)
  • 1985: Ceramiche Ariostea (Italy)
  • 1986: Murella-Fanini (Italy)
  • 1987: AD Renting-IOC (Belgium)
  • 1988: Boccaccio Life-La William (Belgium)
  • 1989: Titanbonifica-Viscontea (Italy)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Championship, Road, Elite, Germany". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 13 September 2014. 

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Peter-Michael Kolbe
German Sportsman of the Year
1976
Succeeded by
Dietrich Thurau