Bruce Biddle

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Bruce Biddle
Personal information
Born November 2, 1949 (1949-11-02) (age 67)
Warkworth, New Zealand

Bruce William Biddle (born November 2, 1949 in Warkworth) is a former road racing cyclist from New Zealand, who was a professional rider from 1974 to 1979. He won the gold medal in the men's individual road race at the 1970 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland.

He represented his native country at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, where he came fourth in the men's individual road race. Although Jaime Huelamo from Spain, who came third, was disqualified for failing a drug test, the bronze medal was not awarded to Biddle as he had not been tested for drugs.[1]

Career highlights[edit]

1969
National Road Race Champion
1st Overall Dulux Tour of the North Island
1970
1st Commonwealth Games Road Race
1971
2nd, Stage 11 Milk Race, Bognor Regis (GBR)
1972
4th, Olympic Road Race
1974
3rd, Giro del Lazio (ITA)
1976
3rd, Stage 5 part b Tirreno - Adriatico (ITA)
2nd, Stage 7 Tour de Suisse, Lausanne (SUI)
2nd, Stage 8 Tour de Suisse, Solothurn (SUI)
2nd, Möhlin (SUI)
1978
34th, GC Giro d'Italia (ITA)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bruce Biddle Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 25 October 2014. 

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