Michael Grenda

Ronald Michael Grenda ( born April 24, 1962) is an Australian former racing cyclist.

1982 Michael Grenda won at the Commonwealth Games in Brisbane, the Gold medal in the team pursuit, with Kevin Nichols, Michael Turtur and Gary West. Two years later he was. At the Olympic Games in Los Angeles Olympic champion in the same discipline, with Nichols, Turtur and Dean Woods In the individual pursuit, he finished in eighth place.

Grenda also drove some six-day race. From 1986 to 1991 he was a professional, but without much success.

Michael Grenda comes from a cycling family: his great-uncle Alfred Grenda was before the First World War, a star of six-day race in North America. His father Ronald Grenda was a cyclist, and his son Ben Grenda won as a professional cyclist initial successes. He was awarded the Order of Australia.