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Léon Ponscarme

Full name: Léon Honoré Ponscarme, Jr.
Gender: Male
Born: January 21, 1879 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: November 24, 1916 in Verdun, Meuse, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Cycling


Léon Ponscarme competed in sprint cycling at the 1900 Paris Olympics, but made it only to the second round. In World War I he served with the 315e Régiment d’Infanterie. Ponscarme was killed in action during the Battle of Verdun. His parents later placed a plaque in his honor in the church of Sainte-Marie-des-Batignolles in Paris.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 21 Paris Cycling Men's Sprint France FRA 2 h7 r2/4

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1900 Summer 21 Paris Cycling France Quarter-Finals Heat Seven 2 3 lengths behind
1900 Summer 21 Paris Cycling France Round One Heat Eight 2 QU
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