Milton Wynants

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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Wynants and the second or maternal family name is Vázquez.
Milton Wynants
Milton Wynants 2013.jpg
Wynants in 2013
Personal information
Full name Milton Ariel Wynants Vázquez
Born (1972-03-29) March 29, 1972 (age 45)
Paysandú, Uruguay
Team information
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider

Milton Ariel Wynants Vázquez (born March 29, 1972 in Paysandú) is a racing cyclist from Uruguay, who was affiliated with the Veloz Club Sanducero.

Wynants competed in four consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country (From Atlanta 1996 to Beijing 2008). He won the silver medal in the men's points race at his second Olympic appearance, in Sydney, Australia (2000), the first Olympic medal for Uruguay in 36 years and the only one since.

He has collected medals at each Pan American Games between 1995 and 2007: silver at the Points Race that edition, bronze at the Points Race in 1999, gold at the Points Race and Individual Road Race in 2003, and bronze at the Points Race in 2007.

Wynants competed with Tomás Margalef in the 2002 Pan American Championships, winning the madison bronze medal.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Una selección a todo trapo". La Cuarta (in Spanish). 2 September 2002. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Belem y Palencia, oro y plata en el Panamericano de Ciclismo Sub 23". La Jornada (in Spanish). Quito, Ecuador. AFP. 22 August 2002. Retrieved 11 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Wynants culminó cuarto en el Panamericano". La Red 21 (in Spanish). 21 August 2002. Retrieved 12 May 2016. 

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