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Albert Taillandier

Full name: Albert Philippe Taillandier
Gender: Male
Born: February 8, 1879 in Paris, Paris, France
Affiliations: Association Vélocipédique Internationale, (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Cycling

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


Albert Taillandier was a top track racer from 1898-1910, always competing as an amateur. He represented the Union Vélocipédique de Saint-Maur for most of his career, but in 1899-1900 was riding for the Association Vélocipédique Internationale. In addition to his Olympic title, Taillandier’s major victory came in 1900 when he won the Grand Prix de Paris for amateurs. He would later place third in 1906 at the French Championship in the sprint.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 21 Paris Cycling Men's Sprint France FRA 1 Gold

Men's Sprint

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T 2cST
1900 Summer 21 Paris Cycling France Final Round 1 2:52.0 13.0
1900 Summer 21 Paris Cycling France Semi-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 2:42.6 14.6
1900 Summer 21 Paris Cycling France Quarter-Finals Heat Five 1 QU/OR 2:00.6 12.6
1900 Summer 21 Paris Cycling France Round One Heat Seven 1 QU 1:36.8 15.0
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