Maurice Schilles

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Maurice Schilles
Medal record
Track cycling
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1908 London Tandem
Silver medal – second place 1908 London 5000 metres
Schilles in 1909

Maurice Schilles (25 February 1888 – 22 December 1950) was a French track cyclist who competed in the 1908 Summer Olympics.

In 1908 he won the gold medal in the tandem competition together with his partner André Auffray. In the 5000 metres event he won the silver medal.[1]

He also competed in the sprint event. He participated in the final when the time limit was exceeded, resulting in the race being declared void and no medals being awarded. According to the official report he won the race by inches. In the 660 yards event he was eliminated in the first round. In the team pursuit competition he was a member of the French team which finished was eliminated in the first round.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maurice Schilles Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2013-05-02. 

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