Paul Rowney

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Paul Rowney
Yeti Rowney.jpg
Personal information
Full name Paul Rowney
Born 2 December 1970
Botany
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Mountain Bike
Role Rider
Rider type Cross Country
Professional team(s)
Yeti Factory Team

Paul Rowney (born 2 December 1970 in Botany, Australia[1]) is an Australian Olympic cyclist.

He placed 10th in the Men's Mountainbike Race at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.[2] He has won three Australian championships in mountain biking.[3] He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.[4]

Rowney rode for the Yeti Cycles Factory Team and since retiring continues to act as their representative in Australia.

He is the grandson of James Patterson, a former Australian champion in the 10 mile and Australian representative at the 1938 British Empire Games in the marathon.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Paul Rowney profile at Cycling Archives
  2. ^ http://corporate.olympics.com.au/athlete/5559/Paul+Rowney
  3. ^ http://www.veloresults.co.uk/interviews/2007/Paul%20Rowney/Paul%20Rowney.html
  4. ^ AIS Athletes at the Olympics
  5. ^ http://www.rbharriers.com/history.htm