Léon FLAMENG

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Cycling, Gold medal at the Summer Olympic Games

FrenchBorn Marie Léon FLAMENG

French cyclist and a World War I pilot

Born on April 30, 1877 in Paris , France

Died on January 02, 1917 in Ève, Oise , France

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Flameng competed in four cycling track events at the 1896 Summer Olympics, on the 8th April 1896, he competed in the 100 km race which was 300 laps of the Neo Phaliron Velodrome, out of the nine starters on two finished with Flameng winning the gold medal 11 laps ahead of second place Georgios Kolettis from Greece. After a couple of days rest he was back in the saddle at the Velodrome competing in three more events, he won a silver medal in the 10 km race finishing just behind fellow countryman Paul Masson, he also won the bronze medal in the sprint race, which was six laps around the Velodrome, and finally he finished in joint fifth place in the time trial.



© Copyright Wikipédia authors - This article is under licence CC BY-SA 3.0 ...   Flameng competed in four cycling track events at the 1896 Summer Olympics, on the 8th April 1896, he competed in the 100 km race which was 300 laps of the Neo Phaliron Velodrome, out of the nine starters on two finished with Flameng winning the gold medal 11 laps ahead of second place Georgios Kolettis from Greece. After a couple of days rest he was back in the saddle at the Velodrome competing in three more events, he won a silver medal in the 10 km race finishing just behind fellow countryman Paul Masson, he also won the bronze medal in the sprint race, which was six laps around the Velodrome, and finally he finished in joint fifth place in the time trial.



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