Gerard Bosch van Drakestein

Jonkheer Gerard Dagobert Hendrik Bosch van Drakestein (24 July 1887 – 20 March 1972) was a track cyclist from the Netherlands, who represented his country at three Summer Olympics (1908, 1924 and 1928). He was born in Mechelen, Belgium and died in The Hague.[1]

Gerard Bosch van Drakestein
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Bosch van Drakestein in 1928
Personal information
Born(1887-07-24)24 July 1887
Mechlin, Belgium
Died20 March 1972(1972-03-20) (aged 84)
The Hague, Netherlands

After having won a bronze at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris, France (2000 m tandem), he won the silver medal four years later in the 1000 m individual time trial, aged 41.[2]

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  1. ^ "Gerard Bosch van Drakestein". Olympedia. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Gerard Bosch van Drakestein Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 1 February 2013. Retrieved 2013-05-02.

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