Russell Mockridge

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEdward Russell•Mockridge
Used nameRussell•Mockridge
Nick/petnamesThe Geelong Flyer
Born18 July 1928 in South Melbourne, Victoria (AUS)
Died13 September 1958 in Clayton, Victoria (AUS)
AffiliationsGeelong Amateur Cycling Club
NOC Australia


At the 1950 British Empire Games Russell Mockridge won gold medals in the track time trail and sprint 1000 m as well as a silver medal 4000 m individual pursuit.

Died after being hit by a bus during the 1958 Tour of Gippsland.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) AUS Russell Mockridge
Road Race, Individual, Men (Olympic) 26
Road Race, Team, Men (Olympic) Australia DNF
Cycling Track (Cycling) AUS Russell Mockridge
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Australia =5
1952 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) AUS Russell Mockridge
1,000 metres Time Trial, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Tandem Sprint, 2,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Lionel Cox 1 Gold

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