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Jean Schmit

Full name: Jean Schmit
Nickname(s): Jengy
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: August 9, 1931 in Dudelange, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: October 28, 2010 in Dudelange, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Country: LUX Luxembourg
Sport: Cycling


Jängy Schmit was active in both road racing and cyclo-cross. In the latter discipline, he won eight Luxembourgish national titles, from 1955 through 1961 and again in 1963 and 1965. Internationally, his best finish was a fifth place in the 1959 World Championships. Earlier in his career, he had been more active in road racing. As an amateur, he placed 4th in the Tour of Austria (and won two stages), and competed in the 1952 Olympics. Turning pro in 1953, he raced three times in the Tour de France, finishing only in 1953 (72nd).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Luxembourg LUX AC DNF
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Luxembourg LUX 7 non-scoring

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Cycling Luxembourg Final Standings AC DNF

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Cycling Luxembourg LUX Final Standings 7 non-scoring AC/DNF
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