Dunc Gray

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameEdgar Laurence "Dunc"•Gray
Used nameDunc•Gray
Born17 July 1906 in Goulburn, New South Wales (AUS)
Died30 August 1996 in Kiama, New South Wales (AUS)
AffiliationsGoulburn Amateur Bicycle Club, Goulburn (AUS)
NOC Australia

Biography

In addition to his two Olympic medals in the track time trial, gold in 1932 and bronze in 1928, Edgar “Dunc” Gray also won the 1,000 yard time trial at the 1934 British Empire Games, and the sprint at the 1938 British Empire Games. At home he won 20 national titles between 1926-41. At the 1932 Olympics, Gray was sick with severe flu a week before the Games, but recovered in time. In 1936 at Berlin and 1938 at the British Empire Games in Sydney, Gray was the Australian standard bearer at the Opening Ceremony. The velodrome where the track events were held in Sydney in 2000 was named after him.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) AUS Dunc Gray
1,000 metres Time Trial, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze
1932 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) AUS Dunc Gray
Sprint, Men (Olympic) 4
1,000 metres Time Trial, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
1936 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) AUS Dunc Gray
Sprint, Men (Olympic) =5

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1936 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony AUS Dunc Gray

Special Notes