André Dufraisse

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André Dufraisse
Medal record
Representing  France
Men's cyclo-cross
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1954 Crenna Elite Men's Race
Gold medal – first place 1955 Saarbrücken Elite Men's Race
Gold medal – first place 1956 Luxembourg Elite Men's Race
Gold medal – first place 1957 Edelare Elite Men's Race
Gold medal – first place 1958 Limoges Elite Men's Race
Silver medal – second place 1951 Luxembourg Elite Men's Race
Silver medal – second place 1952 Geneva Elite Men's Race
Bronze medal – third place 1953 Quato Elite Men's Race
Bronze medal – third place 1961 Hanover Elite Men's Race
Bronze medal – third place 1962 Esch-sur-Alzette Elite Men's Race
Bronze medal – third place 1963 Calais Elite Men's Race

André Dufraisse (born June 30, 1926 in Razès, France) is a former cyclo-cross racer from France, a professional from 1950 to 1964. Dufraisse won the World Cyclo-cross Championships five times from 1954 to 1958, and was cyclo-cross champion of France seven times between 1955 and 1963.[1] Dufraisse switched to cyclo-cross after finishing second in the 1953 world championship and from then on dominated the sport - in 1956 he won 19 of the 20 races he entered.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andre Dufraisse". de wielersite.nl. Retrieved 2008-02-14. 
  2. ^ "André Dufraisse: "the Coppi of the field"". WK Veldrijden 2006.nl. Retrieved 2008-02-14.