Name: Bobby Lea
Current Residence: Topton, Pa.
College: Pennsylvania State University '06, Business Management
- 2008 Olympic Games, 16th (madison)
- 2012 Olympic Games, 12th in Men's Ominum
- 2012 UCI Track World Championships, 17th (omnium)
- 2011-12 UCI Track World Cup – Beijing, 7th (omnium)
- 2011 UCI Track World Championships, 11th (scratch), 20th (omnium)
- 2011 USA Cycling Elite Track National Championships, 1st (individual pursuit, omnium)
Fun Facts: Enjoys driving and fixing antique motorcycles...Brother, Syd, who suffered brain damage from a lack of oxygen at birth, is a cycling champion in the Special Olympics...Won his first of more than 40 national titles at the age of 13...Serves as an Olympic ambassador for Best Buddies International and First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign.
USA Cycling Bio
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Bobby Lea's Breakthrough
Peggy Shinn Dec. 03, 2014
The two-time Olympian is now a medal contender in omnium
Pride of Maryland
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Michael Phelps served as the headliner in a festive fete of Maryland’s Olympians
Bobby Lea: All Out for the Omnium
Maryann Hudson June 19, 2012
A difficult decision to move away from home paid off for cyclist Bobby Lea
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