Inga Thompson

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Inga Thompson
Personal information
Full name Kristin Inga Thompson
Born (1964-01-27) January 27, 1964 (age 50)
 United States
Team information
Current team Retired
Role Rider
Major wins

United States National Road Race Championships

  • 1987
  • 1988
  • 1991
  • 1993
Infobox last updated on
February 2009

Inga Thompson is a road bicycle racing professional from Reno, Nevada. She started professional cycling at 20, in 1984. That year she rode the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics[1] road race and finished 21st. Her career ran from 1984 to 1993. She competed in two more Olympics(1988,1992),[2] won 10 National Championships (1987,1988,1991,1993),[3][4] and finished second in three world championships (1987,1990,1991).[5]

She was recognizable by her long braid which she clipped to her uniform.

Major results[edit]

1984
1985
  • 13th - World Championships (Road Race)
1986
  • 3rd - Grande Boucle (Tour de France Feminine)2 Stage Wins Individual Time Trial
1987
  • 1st - National Championships (Road Race)
  • 1st - National Championships (Individual Time Trial)
  • 1st - National Championships (Team Time Trial)
  • 2nd - World Championships (Team Time Trial)
  • 2nd - Pan American Games (Road Race)
1988
  • 1st - National Championships (Road Race)
  • 1st - USCF Olympic Trials (Road Race)
  • 8th - 1988 Summer Olympics
  • 1st - Coors Classic Overall G.C.
1989
  • 1st - National Championships (Time Trials)
  • 3rd - Grande Boucle (Tour de France Feminine)
1990
  • 2nd - World Championships (Team Time Trial)
  • 1st - National Championships (Team Time Trials)
  • 1st - National Championships (Individual Time Trial)
  • 1st - Ore-Ida Women's Challenge, Overall G.C., Longest Women's Stage Race in the World
1991
  • 1st - National Championships (Road Race)
  • 1st - National Championships (Time Trials)(National Record)
  • 2nd - World Championships (Road Race)
1992
  • 26th - 1992 Barcelona Olympics
  • 2nd - National Championships (Road Race)
  • 1st - Olympic Trails (Road Race)
  • 1st - US National Rankings.
1993
  • 1st - National Championships (Road Race)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "All-Time Olympic Results". USA Cycling. 
  2. ^ "All-Time Olympic Results". USA Cycling. 
  3. ^ "A Time Of Trials". [sports illustrated]. 1992-06-29. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  4. ^ Mallozzi, Vincent M. (1993-12-26). "THE YEAR IN REVIEW -- 1993; The Year's Champions". [NY Times]. Retrieved 2010-05-05. 
  5. ^ "Road World Championships Results". USA Cycling. 

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