19 July 1950 |
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.
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.
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.
- "Jocelyn Lovell Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 20 September 2014.