François Bonlieu

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Medal record
Men's alpine skiing
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1964 Innsbruck Giant slalom
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1954 Åre Giant Slalom
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Bad Gastein Giant slalom

François Bonlieu (21 March 1937 – 18 August 1973) was a French alpine skier.

Born at Juvincourt-et-Damary, Aisne, Bonlieu debuted for the French alpine skiing national team when he was 15 years old.

From 1958 until 1959 he became a four times French Champion (twice in the Giant Slalom, once in the Slalom and Alpine Combined; cit.: German Wikipedia).

He was killed at Croisette in Cannes after an argument.[citation needed]

He saved the life of American ski instructor Rick Scott (Superior Wisconsin) on the Grand Monte (Chamonix) in February 1970.[citation needed]