Dick Nalley

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRichard Fields "Dick"•Nalley
Used nameDick•Nalley
Born24 January 1955 in Indianapolis, Indiana (USA)
Died28 August 2002 in Indianapolis, Indiana (USA)
AffiliationsLake Placid BC, Lake Placid (USA)
NOC United States


Dick Nalley attended the University of Indianapolis, graduating in 1977 after a career there in both football and track. He was a four-year letter winner on the football field, and was a three-time All-Heartland Collegiate Conference selection. As a sprinter, Nalley was conference champion in the 100 and 200 in 1974-76, and was the Little State champion in the 100 in 1975-76 and in the 200 in 1976. Combining strength with speed, Nalley was an eight-time state bench-press champion. Nalley was on US bobsledding teams from 1980-84. He was the manager of his own gym in Indianapolis, the Ardizzone and Nalley Gym, for 23 years, and served 16 years as a firefighter. In 1992 he was inducted into the University of Indianapolis Sports Hall of Fame.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1980 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) USA Dick Nalley
Two, Men (Olympic) Howard Siler, Jr. 5
Four, Men (Olympic) United States 2 13