Armand Blanchonnet

Armand Blanchonnet (23 December 1903 – 17 September 1968) was a French cyclist and Olympic Champion.[1] He won the gold medal at the 1924 Olympic Games in Paris, in the Individual Time Trial.[2] He also won the gold medal in the Team Road Race with the French winning team.[3]

Armand Blanchonnet
Armand Blanchonnet. Championnat de France de cyclisme 1931.jpg
Blanchonnet in 1931
Personal information
NicknameLe phénomène / King-Kong
Born23 December 1903 (1903-12-23)
Gipcy, Allier, France
Died17 September 1968 (1968-09-18) (aged 64)
Cernay-la-Ville, Yvelines, France
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight78 kg (172 lb)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Armand Blanchonnet". Olympedia. Retrieved 11 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Armand Blanchonnet". databaseOlympics.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2007. Retrieved 18 January 2008.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Armand Blanchonnet". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 11 January 2014. Retrieved 11 January 2014.

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