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Paul Chocque

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePaul•Chocque
Used namePaul•Chocque
Born14 July 1910 in Meudon, Hauts-de-Seine (FRA)
Died4 September 1949 in Paris, Paris (FRA)
Measurements174 cm / 71 kg
NOC(s) France

Biography

Paul Chocque was successful on the track, the road, and in cyclo-cross. At the 1932 Olympics he won the silver medal on the track in team pursuit, also winning a bronze medal at the 1932 Amateur World Championships in the road race. From 1933-49 Chocque competed as a professional for various teams. At his second participation in the Tour de France in 1937, he placed seventh and won two stages. He had also a number of good results in classical road races, such as winning 1936 Bordeaux-Paris and placing fourth at 1937 Paris-Tours. In 1936 and 1938 Chocque was French Champion in cyclo-cross. He died at the age of 39 after a fall during a motor-paced race at the Parc des Princes in Paris.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1932 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) Road Race, Individual, Men Olympic 10 FRA Paul Chocque
  Road Race, Team, Men Olympic France 5
Cycling Track (Cycling) Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men Olympic France 2 Silver