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]

Palmarès[edit]

1966
1st Road race, British Empire and Commonwealth Games
1967
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
1968
1st Circuit de Saône-et-Loire (FRA)
2nd Tour de la Yonne (FRA)
1969
3rd Milk Race
1st Stage 6b, Milk Race, Caernarfon
2nd Stage 9, Milk Race, Nottingham

References[edit]

  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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