Jacques Dupont (cyclist)

French cyclist (1928-2019)

Jacques Dupont (19 June 1928 – 4 November 2019) was a French racing cyclist. He was born in Lézat-sur-Lèze. He won a gold medal in the 1000m time trial at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. He also won a bronze medal in the team road race, together with José Beyaert and Alain Moineau. He won Paris–Tours in 1951 and 1955.

Dupont in 1951

Dupont died on 4 November 2019 in Lézat-sur-Lèze, at the age of 91.[1]

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  1. "Jacques Dupont, sacré champion olympique en 1948, est mort". L'Équipe (in French). 4 November 2019. Retrieved 5 November 2019.

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