Ian Hallam

Ian Hallam (born 24 November 1948), is a retired British international cyclist.

Ian Hallam
Personal information
Born (1948-11-24) 24 November 1948 (age 71)
Basford, Nottingham, England

Cycling careerEdit

He competed at three Olympic Games in both individual and team pursuit and won the Olympic Bronze medal in Team Pursuit in 1972 Munich and 1976 Montreal Games.[1][2]

He represented England and won a gold medal in the 4,000 metres individual pursuit, at the 1970 British Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland.[3][4]

Four years later he won four medals at the 1974 British Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, New Zealand; he won double gold in the 4,000 metres individual pursuit and 4,000 metres team pursuit in addition to two bronze medals for the scratch race and time trial.[5][6][7]

A winner of 25 national track titles and was also a member of the British pursuit squad that twice finished as runners-up at the World Track Championships. Hallam also had some success as a road cyclist and placed third in the British Road Race Championships in 1974. He also won two stages of the Milk Race (the amateur tour of Britain) in 1976. Ian turned professional at the relatively advanced age of 30 and spent five moderately successful seasons with KP Crisps pro team. He still rides in masters events.

National titlesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ian Hallam". www.sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2 February 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  2. ^ "Ian Hallam". www.databaseolympics.com. Archived from the original on 24 March 2013. Retrieved 27 March 2013.
  3. ^ "1970 Athletes". Team England.
  4. ^ "Edinburgh, 1970 Team". Team England.
  5. ^ "Athletes and results". Commonwealth Games Federation.
  6. ^ "1974 Games". Team England.
  7. ^ "Athletes, 1974 England team". Team England.