Marc Ryan

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Marc Ryan
Personal information
Nickname Dream
Born (1982-10-14) 14 October 1982 (age 32)
Timaru, New Zealand
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 79 kg (174 lb)
Team information
Current team Marco Polo Cycling-Donckers Koffie
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Endurance
Amateur team(s)
2004–2005 Samsung New Zealand
2004–2007 Trek-Zookeepers Cafe
2007 Mitchelton Wines
2007–2009 Colourplus
Professional team(s)
2011– Marco Polo

Marc Ryan (born 14 October 1982) is a New Zealand racing cyclist.[1]

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Ryan won the bronze medal as part of the New Zealand team in team pursuit, together with Sam Bewley, Hayden Roulston, and Jesse Sergent.[2][3][4]

At the 2009–2010 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics in Melbourne, Ryan and Thomas Scully won the Men's Madison in a time of 44 minutes, 33 seconds, at an average speed of 53.9 km per hour. Second place went to the German riders, Robert Bengsch and Marcel Kalz, and third place to the Ukraine.

At the 2012 London Olympics Ryan again won a bronze medal in the team pursuit, together with Jesse Sergent, Sam Bewley, Westley Gough and Aaron Gate.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marc Ryan". Beijing Olympics. Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  2. ^ Bingham, Eugene (18 August 2008). "Cycling: I'm not finished yet, says Roulston". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 2008-08-18. 
  3. ^ a b Marc Ryan. sports-reference.com
  4. ^ Marc Ryan profile at Cycling Archives