Thomas Lance

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Thomas Lance
Harry Ryan and Thomas Lance 1920.jpg
Harry Ryan and Thomas Lance (right) at the 1920 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Thomas Glasson Lance
Nickname Tommy
Born (1891-06-14)14 June 1891
Paddington, London, England
Died 29 February 1976(1976-02-29) (aged 84)
Brighton, England
Team information
Discipline Track
Role Rider
Rider type Tandem and sprint

Thomas "Tommy" Glasson Lance (14 June 1891 – 29 February 1976) was a British track cycling racer. He won the tandem competition with Harry Ryan at the 1920 Summer Olympics. He also competed in the sprint event but was eliminated in the repechage.[1]

Shortly before the Olympics, in June 1920, Ryan and Lance set a British quarter-mile record. After retiring from cycling Lance worked as a bookmaker in Brighton.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Thomas Lance Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-12-23. 

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