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Joe Laporte

Full name: Joseph "Joe" Laporte
Gender: Male
Born: March 31, 1907 in Montréal, Québec, Canada
Died: May 12, 1983 in [unknown], Québec, Canada
Country: CAN Canada
Sport: Cycling

Biography

Joe LaPorte competed for Canada at the 1924 and 1928 Olympics in the road race. Between Olympics, he was Canadian road champion from 1924-28. He then turned professional and rode a few six-day events, winning his first one in Montréal in 1930 with Jan van Kempen as his partner. LaPorte rode the event again in 1931, partnered by Reggie McNamara, finishing sixth as a team. LaPorte also competed in the 1931 Québec-Montréal race, and a few other six-days until his retirement from competitive cycling after the 1933 season.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 17 Paris Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Canada CAN 54
1924 Summer 17 Paris Cycling Men's 50 kilometres Canada CAN AC
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Canada CAN 31
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Canada CAN 14

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1924 Summer 17 Paris Cycling Canada Final Standings 54 8-11:22.0
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Cycling Canada Final Standings 31 5-21:30

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1928 Summer 21 Amsterdam Cycling Canada CAN Final Standings 14 5-21:30

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1924 Summer 17 Paris Cycling Canada Final Standings AC
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