Ignatius Gronkowski

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Ignatius Gronkowski
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Born (1897-03-28)March 28, 1897
Buffalo, New York, United States
Died September 1981
Buffalo, New York, United States
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Infobox last updated on
12 January 2014

Ignatius Gronkowski (March 28, 1897 – September 1981) was an American professional cyclist, who represented the United States at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris.[1]

He held five world records for the 1/2-, 3/4-, 1.5-, and 2-mile distances.[2] His great-grandsons include NFL players: Rob Gronkowski (New England Patriots), Dan Gronkowski and Chris Gronkowski (Free Agent).


  1. ^ "Ignatius Gronkowski.' www.sports-reference.com. Retrieved January 2, 2015.
  2. ^ Archacki, Henry. "Cylists course." Archacki Cartoon Collection, 1931. University of Buffalo Libraries. Retrieved January 2, 2015.