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Jean Brun

Full name: Jean Brun
Gender: Male
Born: September 28, 1926 in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland
Died: September 30, 1993 in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland
Country: SUI Switzerland
Sport: Cycling


Jean Brun first became known in Swiss cycling circles when he won the junior race at the 1947 Zurich Championship. In 1948 he won the amateur division of that race before competing at the Olympics in the road race, also winning multiple criterium races and track races that year. In May 1949 Brun turned professional, competing in the pro peloton thru 1955 with the Cilo team. He was a useful professional rider, winning many criteriums and some stages in stage races and continuing to compete on the track. His major victories as a professional were the 1951 Zurich Championship, and stage victories at the 1949 and 1950 Tour de Romandie.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Switzerland SUI 15
1948 Summer 21 London Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Switzerland SUI 6

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1948 Summer 21 London Cycling Switzerland Final Standings 15 at 8:41.4

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1948 Summer 21 London Cycling Switzerland SUI Final Standings 6 5-26:54.0
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