Brian Fowler
Personal information
Full nameBrian Andrew Fowler
Born (1962-09-13) 13 September 1962 (age 59)
Christchurch, New Zealand
Major wins
Stage races
Tour of Southland (1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1995)
Tour of Wellington (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992)

One-day races and Classics

National Road race Championships (1988, 1989)
National Time trial Championships (1995)
Medal record
Men's cycling
Representing  New Zealand
Commonwealth Games
Gold medal – first place 1990 Auckland Team Time Trial
Silver medal – second place 1982 Brisbane Team Pursuit
Silver medal – second place 1986 Edinburgh Road Race
Silver medal – second place 1990 Auckland Road Race
Silver medal – second place 1994 Victoria Road Race
Bronze medal – third place 1994 Victoria Team Time Trial

Brian Andrew Fowler (born 13 September 1962) is a retired cyclist who represented New Zealand at four consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1984.[1] In 1983 he rode Paris–Nice finishing 43rd.[2]

He won six medals (one gold, four silvers, one bronze) at four consecutive Commonwealth Games. Fowler's finest hour came when he won the gold medal in the men's team time trial at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

Fowler won the Tour of Southland a record eight times. He also holds the record for number of wins in the Tour of Wellington, with four consecutive successes.[3]

In February 2021 suffered a series of Myocardial infarctions requiring extensive hospitalization.[4]

Major results

Source:[5]

1982
2nd
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1982 Commonwealth Games Team Pursuit
1985
1st
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Overall Tour of Southland
1st Overall Dulux Tour of the North Island
1986
2nd
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1986 Commonwealth Games Road race
1st
Jersey yellow.svg
Overall Tour of Southland
1st Manx International GP
1987
1st
Jersey yellow.svg
Overall Tour of Southland
2nd National Road Race Championships
1988
1st
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National Road Race Championships
1st
Jersey yellow.svg
Overall Tour of Southland
2nd Overall Tour de Beauce
1989
1st
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National Road Race Championships
1st
Jersey yellow.svg
Overall Tour of Southland
1st
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Overall Tour of Wellington
1990
1st
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1990 Commonwealth Games Team Time Trial
2nd
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1990 Commonwealth Games Road race
1st
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Overall Tour of Southland
1st
Jersey yellow.svg
Overall Tour of Wellington
1st Overall Examiner Tour of the North
1991
1st Overall Hessen Rundfahrt
1st
Jersey yellow.svg
Overall Tour of Wellington
1992
1st
Jersey yellow.svg
Overall Tour of Southland
1st
Jersey yellow.svg
Overall Tour of Wellington
1994
2nd
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1994 Commonwealth Games Road race
3rd
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1994 Commonwealth Games Team Time Trial
1st Overall Sachsen Tour
2nd National Road Race Championships
1995
1st
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National Time Trial Championships
1st
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Overall Tour of Southland
1996
2nd National Time Trial Championships
1997
2nd National Road Race Championships
2002
1st Stage 3 Tour of Southland
2004
3rd Main Divide Cycle Race
2005
1st Le Race[6]
2nd Main Divide Cycle Race

References

  1. ^ "Brian Fowler Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 25 September 2015. Retrieved 25 May 2015.
  2. ^ "Paris–Nice 1983 results". firstcycling.com. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  3. ^ "Tour History". cycletournz.com. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  4. ^ "Stuff.co.nz". stuff.co.nz. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Brian Fowler". firstcycling.com. Retrieved 9 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Hall of Fame". Le Race. Archived from the original on 13 May 2019. Retrieved 22 March 2015.