Roger Young (cyclist)
May 21, 1953 |
Pontiac, Michigan, United States
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Weight||60 kg (130 lb)|
|Club||Michigan State Spartans, East Lansing|
Roger Jay Young (born May 21, 1953) is a retired American cyclist. He was part of the United States team that won a gold medal in the 4000 m pursuit at the 1975 Pan American Games. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics in the sprint, but failed to reach the final. In 1973 he won the national title in track sprint.
After retirement from competitions he worked as a cycling coach. He married his trainee Connie Paraskevin, an Olympic speed skater and competitive cyclist. Connie was a rival of Roger's sister Sheila Young, who was a world top competitor both in speed skating and cycling.
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