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Leslie King

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameLeslie•King
Used nameLeslie•King
Born6 March 1950 in San Fernando (TTO)
Died28 October 2009 in Mount Hope (TTO)
Measurements190 cm / 80 kg
NOC Trinidad and Tobago

Biography

Leslie King was a pure track sprinter who competed at two Olympic Games, those of 1968 and 1972. He also competed twice at the Commonwealth Games, in 1966 and in 1970, winning two medals in 1970, with a silver in the kilometre time trial and a bronze in the match sprint. In 1966, King competed in the same events at the Commonwealth Games, placing ninth in both, and also competed in the scratch race, but failed to place.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) TTO Leslie King
Sprint, Men (Olympic) 3 h3 r6/10
1972 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) TTO Leslie King
Sprint, Men (Olympic) 2 h3 r6/10
1,000 metres Time Trial, Men (Olympic) 19

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