Albin Lermusiaux

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Albin Lermusiaux
Albin Lermusiaux 1921.jpg
Albin Lermusiaux in 1921
Personal information
Born 9 August 1874
Noisy-le-Sec, France
Died 1940 (aged c. 66)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 800 m – marathon, shooting
Club Racing Club de France, Paris
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 1500 m – 4:07.0 (1895)
5000 m – 15:47.8 (1895)
10000 m – 35:45.5 (1895)[1][2]

Albin Lermusiaux (9 August 1874 – 1940) was a French runner and shooter who competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.

He won his preliminary heat of the 800 metres with a time of 2:16.6, but withdrew from the final. In the 1,500 metres event, which was conducted in a single race, Lermusiaux led from the start, but in the final straight was passed by Edwin Flack and Arthur Blake, and finished third. Lermusiaux also led the marathon for 32 kilometres, but then abandoned the race due to exhaustion. In the military rifle shooting event, Lermusiaux's place and score are unknown; he was not among the top 13 in the 42-man competitions.[1]

Domestically Lermusiaux won the French championships in cross country (1895) and 1500 m (1896) and set national records over 1500 m (in 1895 at 4:18.4 and in 1896 at 4:10.4), 1 mile (in 1895 at 4:37.4), and 3000 m (in 1895 at 9:22.4).[1]


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