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Amédée Fournier

Full name: Amédée Fournier
Nickname(s): Médoche
Gender: Male
Born: February 3, 1912 in Armentières, Nord, France
Died: March 30, 1992 in Lecci, Corse-du-Sud, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

After the 1932 Olympics, Médoche Fourner turned professional and had a long career, racing in the pro peleton thru 1950. His biggest wins were the 1932 Paris-Rouen race and the 1934 Circuit de l’Indre. He raced the Tour de France twice, in 1936 and 1939, finishing 47th in 1939. In 1934 he was second at the Grand Prix de Nations road time trial, and third in that race in 1938. After World War II, Fournier turned to the track and was third in the French motor-paced championships in 1950. He also competed frequently in six-day races in the 1940s.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual France FRA 13
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Road Race, Team France FRA 5
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres France FRA 2 Silver

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling France Final Standings 13 2-36:06.4

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling France FRA Final Standings 5 2-36:06.4

Men's Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling France FRA Final Round Match 1/2 2 4:55.7
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling France FRA Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 4:53.9
1932 Summer 20 Los Angeles Cycling France FRA Qualifying Round 2 QU 4:54.4