Screen-grab, Copyrights: Deccan Herald
Reading Time: < 1 minute
Paris:

 
Jacques Dupont, the French cyclist who won gold at the 1948 Olympics in London, has died at the age of 91. His family announced on Monday that Dupont died at his native village of Lezat sur Leze in France.

Dupont had won the Olympic gold at the age 20, winning the 1000 metre track time trial in London. He beat Belgian Pierre Nihant by one second while Britain’s Tommy Godwin took the bronze.

SUBSCRIBE TO WOKE NEWS
Download Telegram Messenger, Subscribe to Woke Journal Channel in Telegram

Download Telegram Messenger, Subscribe to Woke Journal Channel in Telegram

 Download Telegram Messenger, Subscribe to Woke Journal Channel in Telegram

Download Telegram Messenger, Subscribe to Woke Journal Channel in Telegram

He later turned professional and won the French championship in 1954 and the prestigious Paris-Tours in 1951 and 1955. He was a butcher and a local businessman after retiring from the sport.

Leave a Reply

Please Login to comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

  Subscribe  
Notify of