Léon Flameng

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Léon Flameng
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Flameng, left, with teammate Masson
Medal record
Representing  France
Track cycling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1896 Athens 100 kilometres
Silver medal – second place 1896 Athens 10 kilometres
Bronze medal – third place 1896 Athens 2 kilometres sprint

Léon Flameng (April 30, 1877 – January 2, 1917) was a French cyclist. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens.

Flameng competed in the 333 metres, 2 kilometres, 10 kilometres and 100 kilometres races. His best finish was in the longest of the races, as he finished the 100 kilometres with a time of 3:08:19.2 to win the event. He took second in the 10 kilometres, barely behind countryman Paul Masson as both had the time of 17:54.2. In the 2 kilometres, Flameng finished third. In his shortest event, he tied with two other cyclists for fifth place in the 333 metres at 27.0 seconds.

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