Émile Demangel

Émile Joseph Demangel (20 June 1882 – 11 October 1968)[1] was a French amateur track cyclist who competed in several sprint events at the 1906 Intercalated Games and 1908 Summer Olympics. In 1906 he finished fourth in the 5,000 m and 333⅓ m time trial events. At the 1908 Games he served as the flag bearer for the French delegation, won a silver medal in the 660 yards sprint, and placed fifth in the 1,980 yards team pursuit. The same year he set a world record in the paced 500 metre time trial and won a bronze medal in the sprint at the world championships. A street in Xertigny, where he died in 1968, is named for him.[2]

Émile Demangel
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Demangel in 1908
Personal information
Born(1882-06-20)20 June 1882
La Chapelle-aux-Bois, France
Died11 October 1968(1968-10-11) (aged 86)
Xertigny, France
Height173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Emile DEMANGEL - Olympic Cycling Track | France". International Olympic Committee. 14 June 2016. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Émile Demangel". www.sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 7 September 2012.