Ronald Stretton

1930 - 2012

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Ronald Charles "Ron" Stretton (13 February 1930 – 12 November 2012) was a track cyclist from Great Britain, who represented his native country at the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland. There he won the bronze medal in the men's 4,000 metres team pursuit, alongside Donald Burgess, George Newberry, and Alan Newton. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ronald Stretton has received more than 5,364 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Ronald Stretton is the 246th most popular cyclist (down from 203rd in 2019), the 4,153rd most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 8th most popular British Cyclist.

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Among cyclists, Ronald Stretton ranks 246 out of 1,212Before him are Toni Merkens, Franco Ballerini, Andreas Klöden, Robbie McEwen, Fränk Schleck, and Pascal Richard. After him are Greg Van Avermaet, Tom Dumoulin, Erik Breukink, Louis Chaillot, Bradley Wiggins, and Chris Horner.

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Among people born in 1930, Ronald Stretton ranks 427Before him are Barkat Gourad Hamadou, Bernard Collomb, Jasraj, Nikolai Puchkov, Mike Gravel, and Stanley Sadie. After him are Roberta Peters, Catherine Hardy Lavender, Douglas Hurd, Muhal Richard Abrams, Tony Trabert, and Rolf Harris. Among people deceased in 2012, Ronald Stretton ranks 349Before him are Deborah Raffin, Robert B. Sherman, Vincenzo Consolo, Robert Sabatier, J. J. C. Smart, and Finn Pedersen. After him are Dick Clark, Piermario Morosini, Leszek Drogosz, Tony Martin, Charles Colson, and Jacques Barzun.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Ronald Stretton ranks 4,153 out of 6,924Before him are Vashti Bunyan (1945), Francis Walker (1809), Archibald Menzies (1754), Sam Brown (1964), Jonathan Palmer (1956), and Nicholas Evans (1950). After him are Gordon Haskell (1946), Iolo Morganwg (1747), Henry Vaughan (1621), Barbara Pym (1913), Gary Daniels (1963), and Mick Avory (1944).

Among CYCLISTS In United Kingdom

Among cyclists born in United Kingdom, Ronald Stretton ranks 8Before him are Benjamin Jones (1882), Frederick Keeping (1867), Leonard Meredith (1882), Charles Henry Bartlett (1885), Victor Johnson (1883), and Clarence Kingsbury (1882). After him are Geraint Thomas (1986), Philippa York (1958), Gordon Thomas (1921), Phil Anderson (1958), Max Sciandri (1967), and Chris Boardman (1968).