William Lambert

Inducted in 2007 for Contributor

William Lambart served cycling for decades through its various organizing, officiating and sanctioning bodies.  After competing for the legendary New York City-based German Bicycle Sports Club from 1950-1962, Lambart contributed to committees and boards of directors for such groups as the American Bicycle League, the United States Cycling Federation and numerous international governing bodies.

Bill was one of the first International Commissaries from the USA to be appointed by the UCI.¬† In addition to being the first UCI official in the U.S. (along with Mike Maaranen) appointed in April, 1973, he was also on the Board of Directors of the ABL of A/USCF during the 1970’s and was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award by USA Cycling in May 2014 for Service and Dedication to the Sport of Cycling.

As a designated international Commissaire (referee), he officiated cycling events at the Olympic Games, the Pan American Games and various World Championships. Later in life he was actively involved in the assignment of officials for both national and international events. Lambart died December 19, 2018 after living for a time in Hilton Head, S.C.