Tim O'Shannessey

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Tim O'Shannessey
Personal information
Full nameTimothy Leo O'Shannessey
Born (1972-06-14) 14 June 1972 (age 50)
Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
Team information
Medal record
Representing Australia
Track cycling
Olympic Games
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1996 Atlanta Team pursuit
UCI Track World Championships
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1993 Hamar Team pursuit
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1995 Bogota Team pursuit
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1994 Palermo Team pursuit
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal icon (G initial).svg 1994 Victoria Team Pursuit
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 1994 Victoria 1000m Time Trial

Timothy Leo O'Shannessey (born 14 June 1972) is an Australian cyclist. He won the bronze medal in Men's team pursuit in the 1996 Summer Olympics. [1] [2] [3]

At the 1994 Commonwealth Games in Victoria, Canada, O'Shannessey won a gold medal in the team pursuit and a bronze medal in the 1000–metre time trial. [4]

Prior to the 2000 Sydney Olympics, O'Shannessey was suspended for two years after returning a high testosterone level. [5]

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