Jacques Dupont (cyclist)
Dupont in 1951
|Born||19 June 1928|
Lézat-sur-Lèze, Ariège, France
|Died||4 November 2019 (aged 91)|
Jacques Dupont (19 June 1928 – 4 November 2019) was a French racing cyclist and Olympic champion in track cycling. He won a gold medal in the 1000m time trial at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. He also won a bronze medal in the team road race, together with José Beyaert and Alain Moineau. He won Paris–Tours in 1951 and 1955. He won the 1955 event in what was then a record speed for a professional race covering the 253 km at an average of 43.666 km per hour and being awarded the Ruban Jaune.
- "Jacques Dupont Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
- "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Cycling" Archived 22 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 15 July 2008)