Francis Tyler

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Francis Tyler
Medal record
Men's bobsleigh
Representing the  United States
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 St. Moritz Four-man

Francis William Tyler (December 11, 1904 – April 11, 1956) was an American bobsledder who competed in the late 1940s. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won the gold medal in the four-man event at St. Moritz in 1948.

After the end of each bobsleigh run, Tyler was known for lighting up a cigarette to smoke, even being in an advertisement for Camel cigarettes in 1949.

He died of a heart attack in 1956.

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