Alexander Nicholas Ernst "Alex" Stieda (born April 13, 1961) is a former professional road bicycle racer from Canada.[2] Stieda lead five classifications of the Tour de France on the second day of the 1986 Tour de France: the general classification, the mountains classification, the combination classification, the intermediate sprints classification and the young rider classification, becoming the first North American to lead the Tour de France.[3] He finished in 120th place, in his only Tour de France, riding on the 7-Eleven - Hoonved Cycling Team. He also placed bronze in the 1982 Australian Commonwealth Games, and competed at the 1984 Summer Olympics for his native country. At the 1983 Summer Universiade he won the bronze medal in the men's individual pursuit.[4] He also competed in the individual pursuit and points race events at the 1984 Summer Olympics.[5]

Alex Stieda
Alex Stieda 2016 TOA.jpg
Stieda at the 2016 Tour of Alberta
Personal information
Full nameAlexander Nicholas Ernst Stieda
Born (1961-04-13) April 13, 1961 (age 58)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
19827-Eleven[1]
1985-19907-Eleven[1]
1991Evian-Miko[1]
1992Coors Light[1]

PalmarèsEdit

1986
Tour de France:
Wearing yellow jersey for one day
1989
Canadian Tire-Shin

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Alex Steida". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 18 September 2014.
  2. ^ Birth data
  3. ^ "History of Canadians in the Tour". TSN.ca. Retrieved 23 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Track Cycling Universiade". sportfieber.pytalhost.com. Archived from the original on 22 October 2014. Retrieved 22 October 2014.
  5. ^ "Alex Stieda Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 31 May 2015.

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