Eddie Dawkins

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Eddie Dawkins
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Eddie Dawkins in 2018
Personal information
Full name Edward James Dawkins
Born (1989-08-11) 11 August 1989 (age 28)
Invercargill, New Zealand
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Team information
Discipline Track

Edward James Dawkins (born 11 August 1989) is a New Zealand track cyclist. At the 2010 Commonwealth Games he won the silver medal in the men's sprint and the bronze medal in the men's 1 kilometre time trial.[1] At the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he won the bronze medal in the men's sprint, and was part of the New Zealand time that won the gold medal in the team sprint, with Ethan Mitchell and Sam Webster.[2][3] The team sprint team set two Commonwealth Games records along the way.[4] At the 2016 Rio Olympics, he won alongside Sam Webster and Ethan Mitchell a silver medal in the team sprint, but did not go beyond the round 1 repechage in the individual sprint.[5]

At the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Dawkins won gold in the team sprint event alongside Ethan Mitchell and Sam Webster.[6]

He had previously competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[7]

Major results[edit]

2017
1st Team Sprint, UCI World Track Championships
1st Sprinters Omnium, Six Day London

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eddie Dawkins". New Zealand Olympic Committee. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Men's Sprint Finals - Bronze". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2018-05-02. 
  3. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Men's Team Sprint Finals - Gold". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2018-05-02. 
  4. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Edward Dawkins Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2018-05-02. 
  5. ^ "Sam Webster 12th in individual sprint". Newshub. 14 August 2016. Retrieved 14 August 2016. 
  6. ^ Qualifying results
  7. ^ "Eddie Dawkins Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2018-05-02.