Historic Overview Peter Buckley

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Overall Rank18279
NamePeter BUCKLEY
Country
  Great Britain
Date of birth02-Aug-1944 - Peel (Isle of Man)
Date of death04-Jul-1969 - Leeds (Leeds)
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Biography

Peter Buckley (2 August 1944 – 4 July 1969) was a Manx and British racing cyclist. He was a gold medalist in the road race at the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Kingston, Jamaica.

On July 2nd, 1969 Buckley got seriously injured in an accident in Hebden Bridge whilst training when he hit a loose dog. He died two days later in Chapel Allerton Hospital in Leeds because of severe head injuries. The Peter Buckley Trophy was named in his honour, and is presented annually to the winner of the British junior national road race series winner.

source - Wikipedia

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