Eugène Van Roosbroeck

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameEugène•Van Roosbroeck
Used nameEugène•Van Roosbroeck
Born13 May 1928 in Noorderwijk (BEL)
Died28 March 2018 in Westerlo (BEL)
NOC Belgium

Biography

After his 1948 Olympic gold medal in the team road race, Eugène Van Roosbroeck turned professional, riding in the pro peleton through 1955. He rode a few one-day classics but never finished near the top. His best professional performances came in minor races, with a second at Roubaix-Huy in 1951 and third at Kessel-Lier in 1955.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Cycling Road (Cycling) BEL Eugène Van Roosbroeck
Road Race, Individual, Men (Olympic) 12
Road Race, Team, Men (Olympic) Belgium 1 Gold