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Tyler Farrar

Cycling

Farrar
  • 2012

Name: Tyler Farrar
Sport: Cycling
Discipline: Road
Height: 6’0”
Weight: 160
Current Residence: Ghent, Belgium

Olympic Experience:

  • 2012 Olympic Games, 32nd in men's road race

Career Highlights:
  • 10th place — 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark, road race
  • 2005 National Criterium Champion
  • Three-time 2002 Junior National Track Champion, individual pursuit, team pursuit, sprint, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • 1st place — 2010 Scheldeprijs

Fun Facts: Tyler picked up French while riding for the French-based Cofidis team but he endeared himself to his Dutch fans by learning their language, which he speaks fluently ... With his July 4, 2011 stage 3 Tour de France victory, Farar became the first American to win a stage of 'le Tour' on the American Independence Day ... As a resident of the city of Ghent, Farrar is a favorite amongst the Belgian people

Learn more: 
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