Arthur Candy

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Arthur Candy
Personal information
BornWilliam Arthur Francis Candy
(1934-06-19)19 June 1934
Palmerston North, New Zealand
Died25 June 2019(2019-06-25) (aged 85)
Rotorua, New Zealand
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)[1]
Weight81 kg (179 lb)[1]

William Arthur Francis Candy (19 June 1934 – 25 June 2019) was a New Zealand cyclist who represented his country at the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games and 1964 Olympic Games.

At the 1962 British Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Western Australia, Candy competed on the track in the 10-mile scratch race and 4000 m individual pursuit.[2] He was unplaced in the scratch race,[3] while in the individual pursuit he was eliminated in the quarter-finals, defeated by Charlie McCoy from England.[4]

Candy competed on the road for New Zealand at the 1964 Olympics in Tokyo.[2] Alongside Laurie Byers, Richard Johnstone and Max Grace, he rode in the team time trial, finishing in 18th place.[5]

Candy died in Rotorua on 25 June 2019.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Arthur Candy". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 24 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Arthur Candy". New Zealand Olympic Committee. 2018. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Cycling track 10 mile scratch race – men Perth 1962". Commonwealth Games Federation. 2018. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Games results". The Canberra Times. 28 November 1962. p. 42. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  5. ^ "New Zealand cycling at the 1964 Tokyo summer games". Sports-Reference. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 2 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Arthur Candy death notice". Rotorua Daily Post. 27 June 2019. Retrieved 1 July 2019.