|Men's track cycling|
|Representing the United States|
|1904 St. Louis||25 mile|
|1904 St. Louis||2 mile|
|1904 St. Louis||¼ mile|
|1904 St. Louis||⅓ mile|
|1904 St. Louis||1 mile|
|1904 St. Louis||½ mile|
Burton Cecil Downing (February 5, 1885 – January 1, 1929) was an American racing cyclist who competed in the early twentieth century. An all round cycling talent, he competed in Cycling at the 1904 Summer Olympics and won two gold medals in the 25 mile and the 2 mile, three silver medals in the ¼ mile, ⅓ mile and mile and a bronze medal in the ½ mile race.
In later years Downing served as president of the George B. Spearin, Inc. construction company. It was whilst he was serving in this role that he contracted pneumonia which developed into meningitis. He died in Red Bank, New Jersey.
- "Burton Downing Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-02.
- Burton Downing Dies, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, January 2, 1929
- Burton Downing Dies, New York Times, January 2, 1929
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