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Gérard Vuilleumier

Full name: Gérard Albert Vuilleumier
Gender: Male
Born: December 5, 1905 in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
Died: April 17, 1984 in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Ski Jumping

Biography

An all-around athlete, Gérard Vuilleumier competed in the ski jump at the 1928 Winter Olympics, but was far better known as a cyclist for Switzerland. He was entered in the cycling road race at the 1928 Olympics but did not compete. As an amateur he won the Berne-Genève road race in 1928, adding the Grand Prix de Genève that year. As a professional he won the Berne-Genève road race in 1931 and won the Genevois Championship on the road in 1936. He was twice on the podium at the Swiss road championships, placing third among the amateurs in 1929 and third with the professionals in 1930. He competed once in the Tour de Suisse, finishing 34th in 1933.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ski Jumping Men's Normal Hill, Individual Switzerland SUI 30

Men's Normal Hill, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS J1S J2S J3S D
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ski Jumping Switzerland Final Standings 30 12.020 11.687 11.562 12.812
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ski Jumping Switzerland Jump 1 NP 57.5
1928 Winter 22 Sankt Moritz Ski Jumping Switzerland Jump 2 NP fall 62.0
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