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Achille Souchard

Full name: Alphonse Achille Souchard
Gender: Male
Born: May 17, 1900 in Le Mans, Sarthe, France
Died: September 24, 1976 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Achille Souchard had won at Paris-Évreux in 1920 prior to the Olympics and also placed third that year at the French Amateur Road Championship. He won several amateur races in 1922-23, including the French Road Championship both years and then turned professional. He rode the Tour de France for the only time in 1924 but did not finish. Souchard was French professional champion on the road in both 1925-26, and his other professional victories included the 1925 Critérium des As, the 1926 Circuit de Paris, and the 1929 Paris-Laigle race.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 19 Antwerpen Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual France FRA 10
1920 Summer 19 Antwerpen Cycling Men's Road Race, Team France FRA 1 Gold

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT
1920 Summer 19 Antwerpen Cycling France Final Standings 10 4-51:56.0

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TT
1920 Summer 19 Antwerpen Cycling France FRA Final Standings 1 4-51:56.0
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