Louis Darragon

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Louis Darragon
Louis Darragon 1913.jpg
Louis Darragon in 1913
Personal information
Born6 February 1883
Vichy, France
Died28 April 1918 (aged 35)
Paris, France
Sport
SportCycling

Louis Darragon (6 February 1883 – 28 April 1918) was a French professional cyclist who won the UCI Motor-paced World Championships in 1906 and 1907 and finished in second place in 1909 and 1911.[1][2] He died in 1918 during a race at the Vélodrome d'hiver in Paris. The city stadium in his native Vichy is named after him.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Louis Darragon Archived 2011-09-15 at the Wayback Machine. memoire-du-cyclisme.net
  2. ^ Track Cycling World Championships 2012 to 1893. bikecult.com
  3. ^ Sport-Album der Rad-Welt, 4. Jg., 1905
  4. ^ Fredy Budzinski: Louis Darragon, Biographien berühmter Rennfahrer, Band 14, Berlin 1920