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Victor Arbez

Full name: Victor Arbez
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: May 17, 1934 in Bellefontaine, Jura, France
Died: January 22, 2016
Affiliations: Ski Club Morbier Bellefontaine, Morbier (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Cross Country Skiing, Biathlon

Related Olympians: Brother of Maurice Arbez.

Biography

Victor Arbez was French junior champion in cross-country skiing in 1954, and was named to the French senior team in 1956, competing in cross-country at Cortina d’Ampezzo. He later competed at three more Winter Olympics – 1960, 1964, 1968 – and in 1960 also competed in the inaugural Olympic biathlon race. Arbez participated in three World Championships in cross-country skiing. His palmarès include a victory in the Tournois International de Ski des Douanes, and the 1964 Kurikkala Cup. He skied for Morbier and Bellefontaine. Arbez was married to Christiane Bouveret and they had four children, three girls and a boy. The boy, Patrick, later became a ski monitor at Rousses. Victor Arbez had a piste named for him at Bellefontaine.

Results

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1956 Winter 21 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing France Final Standings 52 57:38 17:26 54 40:51 49
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing France Final Standings 26 55:41.1 17:53 =23 38:05 26
1964 Winter 29 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing France Final Standings 20 54:04.0 18:58.6 24 38:26.6 21
1968 Winter 33 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing France Final Standings 28 51:20.5 18:43.2 40 38:13.8 35

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT M ST SR S1M S1T S1R S2M S2T S2R S3M S3T S3R S4M S4T S4R
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Biathlon France Final Standings 25 2-01:58.4 18 1-25:58.4 1 4 33:16 22 5 56:11 26 5 1-21:56 27 4 1-43:22 26

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1964 Winter 29 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing France Final Standings 20 1-36:50.5 31:01.7 21 1-04:37.7 20

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1956 Winter 21 Cortina d'Ampezzo Cross Country Skiing France FRA Final Standings 6 36:51 36:51 9
1960 Winter 25 Squaw Valley Cross Country Skiing France FRA Final Standings 7 36:50.0 36:50.0 6
1964 Winter 29 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing France FRA Final Standings 6 36:30.1 36:30.1 6
1968 Winter 33 Grenoble Cross Country Skiing France FRA Final Standings 11 34:05.8 1-08:23.7 7
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