Jacques Dupont (cyclist)

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Jacques Dupont
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Born (1928-06-19) 19 June 1928 (age 86)
Lézat-sur-Lèze, France
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Infobox last updated on
18 July 2014

Jacques Dupont (born 19 June 1928) is a French racing cyclist and Olympic champion in track cycling.[1]

He won a gold medal in the 1000m time trial at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.[2] He also won a bronze medal in the team road race, together with José Beyaert and Alain Moineau.

He won Paris–Tours in 1951 and 1955. He won the 1955 event in what was then a record speed for a professional race covering the 253 km at an average of 43.666 km per hour and being awarded the Ruban Jaune.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jacques Dupont Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Cycling" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on July 15, 2008)