Thomas Shardelow

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Thomas Shardelow
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Born (1931-11-11) 11 November 1931 (age 86)
Durban, South Africa

Thomas Shardelow (born 11 November 1931) is a South African cyclist. He competed at the 1952 and 1956 Summer Olympics. At the 1952 Olympics, he won silver medals in the 4,000 metres team pursuit and 2,000 metres tandem events. [1]

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Thomas Shardelow". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC . Retrieved 2012-12-28.
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