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Roger Beaufrand

Full name: Roger Joseph Edmond Beaufrand
Gender: Male
Born: September 25, 1908 in La Garenne-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Died: March 14, 2007 in Béziers, Hérault, France
Affiliations: Vélo Club de Levallois, Levallois-Perret (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Roger Beaufrand's best year was 1928. Besides winning the Olympic title (by a full length over [Antoine Mazairac] in the final), he placed second at the World Championships, behind [Willy Falck Hansen] of Denmark. Additionally, he emerged victorious in the sprint at the Grand Prix de Paris, a notable track competition at the time. Beaufrand continued as an amateur for several years after these successes, turning pro in the mid-1930s. He had little success, his most notable result a third-place in the French Championships, in the sprint event. Until he passed away at the age of 98, Beaufrand was the oldest surviving Olympic Champion.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Sprint France FRA 1 Gold

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling France Final Round Match 1/2 1 13.2
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling France Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 13.2
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling France Quarter-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 13.4
1928 Summer 19 Amsterdam Cycling France Round One Heat Two 1 QU 13.6
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