Georges Touquet-Daunis

Georges Touquet-Daunis (12 March 1879 – 16 April 1917) was a French track and field athlete who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Touquet-Daunis competed in the marathon. He was one of six runners who did not finish the race.[1]

He was the first official holder of the 5k world record, running a 16:34.6 on 1897-10-31 in Paris, France. He later lowered the record to 16:29.2 on1899-05-22.

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  1. ^ "Georges Touquet-Daunis". Olympedia. Retrieved 22 December 2020.