Jens Fiedler (cyclist)

Jens Fiedler (born 15 February 1970) is a German triple Olympic champion and multiple world champion track cyclist.[1] He retired from competitive cycling in early 2005.[2][3]

Jens Fiedler
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Personal information
Full nameJens Fiedler
Born (1970-02-15) 15 February 1970 (age 51)
Dohna, Bezirk Dresden, East Germany
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Professional teams
1993–1996Neue Walthersdorfer
1997–1999XXL Erdgas
Medal record
Representing  Germany
Men's track cycling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Sprint
Gold medal – first place 1996 Atlanta Sprint
Gold medal – first place 2004 Athens Team Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Sydney Keirin
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1991 Stuttgart Amateur Sprint
Gold medal – first place 1995 Bogotá Team sprint
Gold medal – first place 1998 Bordeaux Keirin
Gold medal – first place 1999 Berlin Keirin
Gold medal – first place 2003 Stuttgart Team Sprint
Silver medal – second place 1996 Manchester Team Sprint
Silver medal – second place 1997 Perth Sprint
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bordeaux Sprint
Silver medal – second place 1999 Berlin Sprint
Silver medal – second place 2000 Manchester Keirin
Bronze medal – third place 2000 Manchester Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Antwerp Keirin
Bronze medal – third place 2002 Copenhagen Team Sprint

Major results[4]Edit

1992
1st Olympic Games, Sprint
1st National Championship, Sprint
1993
1st National Championship, Sprint
1994
1st National Championship, Sprint
1995
1st National Championship, Sprint
1st World Championship, Team sprint (with Michael Hübner, Jan van Eijden)
1996
1st Olympic Games, Sprint
1st National Championship, Sprint
1997
2nd World Championship, Sprint
1998
1st National Championship, Sprint
1st World Championship, Keirin
2nd World Championship, Sprint
1999
1st National Championship, Team sprint (with Jan van Eijden, Eyk Pokorny)
1st National Championship, Sprint
1st World Championship, Keirin
2000
1st National Championship, Team sprint (with Jan van Eijden, Carsten Bergemann)
3rd Olympic Games, Sprint
3rd Olympic Games, Keirin
2nd World Championship, Keirin
2001
1st National Championship, Team sprint (with Sören Yves Lausberg, Eyk Pokorny)
3rd World Championship, Keirin
2002
1st National Championship, Keirin
1st National Championship, Sprint
1st National Championship, Team sprint (with Stefan Nimke, Carsten Bergemann)
3rd World Championship, Team sprint
2003
2nd National Championship, Team sprint (with Stefan Nimke, Carsten Bergemann)
1st World Championship, Team sprint (with René Wolff, Carsten Bergemann)
2004
1st National Championship, Team sprint (with Stefan Nimke, Carsten Bergemann)
1st Olympic Games, Team sprint (with Stefan Nimke, René Wolff)

Personal and professionalEdit

For many years Fiedler has lived in Chemnitz. He is trained as an electrician, and currently works for the city's power supply company. He lives with his third wife.

Since 2009 he has also been the manager of the UCI Track Team, "Erdgas".[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Jens Fiedler Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 31 July 2016. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  2. ^ Radsport-News.com Archived 29 September 2007 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 February 2007. Retrieved 15 August 2006.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) databaseOlympics
  4. ^ Jens Fiedler at Cycling Archives
  5. ^ "Die Macher". Team Erdgas. 2012. Archived from the original on 7 December 2013. Retrieved 7 June 2015.