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Hendricus 'Henk' Vogels OAM (1 November 1942 – 9 August 2019) was an Australian cyclist, cycling coach and administrator. He competed in the team pursuit at the 1964 Summer Olympics.[1]

Henk Vogels
Personal information
Full nameHendricus Vogels
Born(1942-11-01)1 November 1942
Haarlem, Netherlands
Died9 August 2019(2019-08-09) (aged 76)
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight81 kg (179 lb)
Professional team(s)
Caballero
Major wins
Australian Pursuit Championship 1963

His son, Henk Vogels Jr, is a former Australian cyclist who competed in the individual road race at the 2000 Summer Olympics.

He was awarded the Order of Australia Medal in 2007 for services to cycling.[2] He created the Henk Vogels Cycling Foundation to assist young cyclists in Western Australia. [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Hendrikus Vogels Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 23 September 2013. Retrieved 17 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Award Extract - Australian Honours". honours.pmc.gov.au. Retrieved 13 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Vale Henk Vogels Snr, OAM". cycling.org.au. Retrieved 13 August 2019.