Guy Lapébie

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Guy Lapébie
Robert Charpentier, Guy Lapébie, Jean Goujon, Roger-Jean Le Nizerhy.jpg
Lapébie (2nd left) at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Full name Guy Lapébie
Born (1916-11-28)28 November 1916
Saint-Geours-de-Maremne, France
Died 8 March 2010(2010-03-08) (aged 93)
Bagnères-de-Luchon, France
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider

Guy Lapébie (28 November 1916 – 8 March 2010) was a French cyclist, who won two gold and one silver medals at the 1936 Summer Olympics. After World War II he became a professional road racer.[1]

Lapébie's elder brother was Tour de France winner Roger Lapébie. Guy's son Serge (1948–1991) was also a professional cyclist.[2]

Major results[edit]

1936
1st, gold medalist(s) Olympic Champion 4000m team pursuit
1st, gold medalist(s) Olympic Champion Team road race
2nd, silver medalist(s) second place Olympic individual road race
1945
Zürich-Lausanne
1946
GP du Locle
Tour des 3 Lacs
1948
Six days of Paris (with Arthus Sérès)
1948
Six days of Paris (with Achiel Bruneel)
Tour de France:
Winner stage 3
3rd place overall classification
1949
Tour de France:
Winner stage 8
1950
Six days of Saint-Etienne (with Achiel Bruneel)
1951
Six days of Hannover (with Emile Carrara)
Six days of Berlin (with Emile Carrara)
1952
Six days of Berlin (with Emile Carrara)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guy Lapébie. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Roger, Guy et Serge Lapebie. pyrenees-passion.info

External links[edit]