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Bobby Lea

Age: 24 (Mertztown, Pennsylvania) EVENTS Points Race, Madison PRIOR OLYMPICS None Raised in a family of bike racers, Lea entered his first competitive cycling event when he was just four years old. He is a full-time road pro with the U.S.-based Rite Aid team, but has managed to collect eight U.S. titles on the track as well. He earned a silver medal in the 2008 world Madison championships, riding with Colby Pearce in Copenhagen last February. Lea will team up with Michael Friedman in the Madison in Beijing this month.

Age: 24 (Mertztown, Pennsylvania)

EVENTS

Points Race, Madison

PRIOR OLYMPICS

None

Raised in a family of bike racers, Lea entered his first competitive cycling event when he was just four years old. He is a full-time road pro with the U.S.-based Rite Aid team, but has managed to collect eight U.S. titles on the track as well. He earned a silver medal in the 2008 world Madison championships, riding with Colby Pearce in Copenhagen last February. Lea will team up with Michael Friedman in the Madison in Beijing this month.  |  Photo: Casey B. Gibson

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EVENTS

Points Race, Madison

PRIOR OLYMPICS

None

Raised in a family of bike racers, Lea entered his first competitive cycling event when he was just four years old. He is a full-time road pro with the U.S.-based Rite Aid team, but has managed to collect eight U.S. titles on the track as well. He earned a silver medal in the 2008 world Madison championships, riding with Colby Pearce in Copenhagen last February. Lea will team up with Michael Friedman in the Madison in Beijing this month.  |  Photo: Casey B. Gibson