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Amédée Fournier

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAmédée Raymond•Fournier
Used nameAmédée•Fournier
Nick/petnamesMédoche
Born3 February 1912 in Armentières, Nord (FRA)
Died30 March 1992 in Lecci, Corse-du-Sud (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

After the 1932 Olympics, Médoche Fournier turned professional and had a long career, racing in the pro peleton thru 1950. His biggest wins were the 1932 Paris-Rouen race and the 1934 Circuit de l’Indre. He raced the Tour de France twice, in 1936 and 1939, finishing 47th in 1939. In 1934 he was second at the Grand Prix de Nations road time trial, and third in that race in 1938. After World War II, Fournier turned to the track and was third in the French motor-paced championships in 1950. He also competed frequently in six-day races in the 1940s.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) FRA Amédée Fournier
Road Race, Individual, Men (Olympic) 13
Road Race, Team, Men (Olympic) France 5
Cycling Track (Cycling) FRA Amédée Fournier
Team Pursuit, 4,000 metres, Men (Olympic) France 2 Silver