Gerard Bosch van Drakestein

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Gerard Bosch van Drakestein
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Bosch van Drakestein in 1928
Personal information
Born (1887-07-24)24 July 1887
Mechlin, Belgium
Died 20 March 1972(1972-03-20) (aged 84)
The Hague, Netherlands

Jonkheer Gerard Dagobert Hendrik Bosch van Drakestein (24 July 1887 – 20 March 1972) was a track cyclist from the Netherlands, who represented his country at three Summer Olympics (1908, 1924 and 1928).

He was born in Mechelen, Belgium and died in The Hague.

After having won a bronze at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France (2000 m tandem), he won the silver medal four years later in the 1000 m individual time trial, aged 41.[1]

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  1. ^ "Gerard Bosch van Drakestein Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 1 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-02. 

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