Jeanne Golay was one of the dominant cyclist of the USA from the late 1980s until the 1990s,. Nine times she was U.S. champion in cycling races, individual time trial and team time trial. In 1992 it three times national champion in these three disciplines, which hitherto succeeded no further driver.
1991 Golay won at the Pan American Games in Havana the gold medal in the road race. 1992 and 1996, she competed at the Olympic Games. In Barcelona in 1992 they finished sixth in the road race. In Atlanta in 1996, she was the first American cyclist, in three disciplines at the Olympic Games - Road Race, ITT and Points race - started. At UCI Road World Championships, she won a total of five medals. Your bronze medal be the UCI Road World Championships 1994 in Agrigento is the last time being World Championship medal for an American cyclist.
2008 Jeanne Golay was inducted into the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame.