Fernand Sanz

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Fernand Sanz
Medal record
Representing  France
Track cycling
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1900 Paris Sprint

Fernando Sanz y Martínez de Arizala (Madrid, 28 February 1881 – Pau, 8 January 1925) was a Spanish-born, naturalized French citizen, younger of two illegitimate sons of Alfonso XII, King of Spain and his mistress, Elena Sanz y Martínez de Arizala.[1]

He was also a racing cyclist who competed in the late 19th century and early 20th century, participating in cycling at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris for France and won the silver medal in the men's sprint.[1] Georges Taillandier won gold.


  1. ^ a b "Fernand Sanz Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-01.