Laurent Gané

Laurent Gané (born 7 March 1973 in Nouméa,[1] New Caledonia) is a former French professional track cyclist.

Laurent Gané
Personal information
Full nameLaurent Gané
Born (1973-03-07) 7 March 1973 (age 48)
Nouméa, France
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb; 12.0 st)
Team information
DisciplineTrack
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter
Professional team
1998–2005Cofidis
Medal record
Representing  France
Men's track cycling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2000 Sydney Team sprint
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Athens Team sprint
World Championship
Gold medal – first place 1999 Berlin Sprint
Gold medal – first place 1999 Berlin Team sprint
Gold medal – first place 2000 Manchester Team sprint
Gold medal – first place 2001 Antwerp Team sprint
Gold medal – first place 2003 Stuttgart Sprint
Gold medal – first place 2003 Stuttgart Keirin
Gold medal – first place 2004 Melbourne Team sprint
Silver medal – second place 2000 Manchester Sprint
Silver medal – second place 2001 Antwerp Sprint
Silver medal – second place 2001 Antwerp Keirin
Silver medal – second place 2003 Stuttgart Team sprint
Silver medal – second place 2004 Melbourne Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 1996 Manchester Team sprint
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bordeaux Sprint
Bronze medal – third place 1998 Bordeaux Keirin

He was awarded the Vélo d'Or français, which is awarded by a panel of French journalists,[2] in 1999 and 2003.

Gané is also the cousin of cyclist Hervé Gané.[citation needed]

Major resultsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fabio (2003-12-02). "Track Cycling - Six Days of Nouméa : Night 3". Daily Peloton. Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2010-01-04.
  2. ^ "Daily Peloton - Pro Cycling News". Archived from the original on 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2010-01-04.

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