Peter Buckley (cyclist)

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Peter Buckley
Personal information
Full name Peter Buckley
Born (1944-08-02)2 August 1944
 Isle of Man
Died July 1969
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Amateur team(s)
Manx Road Club
Oldham Century Road Club

Peter Buckley (2 August 1944 – July 1969)[1] was a Manx and British racing cyclist. He was a gold medalist in the road race at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica.

Buckley died in an accident whilst training in July 1969 when he hit a loose dog.[2] The Peter Buckley Trophy was named in his honour, and is presented annually to the winner of the British junior national road race series winner.[3]


1st Road race, British Empire and Commonwealth Games
1st Premier Calendar series
3rd Stage 2b, Milk Race, Malvern (GBR)
2nd Stage 6b, Milk Race, New Brighton (GBR)
3rd Stage 1 Tour de Namur, Floreffe (BEL)
2nd Tour de Namur, Meux (BEL)
2nd British National Road Race Championships, Amateur
1st Circuit de Saône-et-Loire (FRA)
2nd Tour de la Yonne (FRA)
3rd Milk Race
1st Stage 6b, Milk Race, Caernarfon
2nd Stage 9, Milk Race, Nottingham


  1. ^ England & Wales Death Register Index; Jul-Aug-Sep Quarter 1969; Peter Buckley; DOB: 2 Aug 1944; District registered: Leeds; Volume: 2c; Page: 940
  2. ^ "History". Manx Road Club. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
  3. ^ "Junior National Series Winners". Bikesy. Retrieved 2008-10-08.

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