Ignatius Gronkowski

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Ignatius Gronkowski

Nickname: Iggy

Born in Buffalo, NY on March 28, 1897

Passed Away on September 1981in Buffalo, NY

Athletic Career:

  • Great-grandfather of NFL players Rob, Dan, and Chris Gronkowski
  • Held five world records in indoor cycling, ½ mile, ¾ mile, 1.5 mile, and 2 mile
  • Selected to the 1924 U.S Olympic Cycling team. Finished 45th in the Individual, 12th in the team, and competed in the 50 kilometers as well.
  • Continued racing for four more decades, setting age-group records