Jocelyn Lovell

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Jocelyn Lovell
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Born (1950-07-19) 19 July 1950 (age 64)
Norwich, Norfolk, England
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20 September 2014

Jocelyn Bjorn Lovell (born 19 July 1950) is a former cyclist from Canada. He competed at three Olympic Games.[1]

Lovell dominated Canadian cycling in the 1960s and 1970s; winning dozens of national titles as well as gold medals at the Commonwealth Games and Pan American Games. He brought Canadian cycling back into the international limelight.

His greatest success came at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton where he won three gold medals in Games record times. Later that year he won a silver medal at the world championships.

He is now a quadriplegic, having been injured in an incident involving a dump truck while training on the road. He accuses doctors of doing too little to cure paralysis. Lovell was married to speed skater Sylvia Burka.

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  1. ^ "Jocelyn Lovell Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 20 September 2014. 

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