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Ron Stretton

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRonald Charles "Ron"•Stretton
Used nameRon•Stretton
Born13 February 1930 in Epsom, Surrey, England (GBR)
Died12 November 2012 in Toronto, Ontario (CAN)
AffiliationsNorwood Paragon CC, South Norwood, Croydon (GBR)
NOC Great Britain


Besides his 1952 Olympic team pursuit bronze medal, Ron Stretton from Norwood Paragon Cycling Club also won the 1953 British amateur team pursuit title. In July 1955 he emigrated to Canada and became a Canadian citizen in 1978. By profession Stretton was structural draftsman.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Cycling Track (Cycling) GBR Ron Stretton
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) Great Britain 3 Bronze