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Bruno Mingeon

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameBruno•Mingeon
Used nameBruno•Mingeon
Born7 September 1967 in Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Savoie (FRA)
Measurements180 cm / 90 kg
AffiliationsCBLS La Plagne, Mâcot-la-Plagne (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Bruno Mingeon was a bobsleigh pilot, who led his French four-man team to a bronze medal at the 1998 Nagano Olympics. One year later, Mingeon piloted the same squad to a gold medal at the World Championships in Cortina d’Ampezzo. He also won a bronze medal in the two-man at the 1999 Worlds. With the same foursome, Mingeon won the 2000 European title in the four-man, and he also won a silver in the four-man at the 2002 Europeans. He won 13 French titles, seven in the four-man (1997, 2000-01, 2003-06) and six in the two-man (2000, 2002-06). Mingeon was born into a bobsledding family, as both his father and grandfather were bob pilots, with his grandfather winning French titles as a pilot. After his competitive career ended, Bruno Mingeon became the French national team coach.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) FRA Bruno Mingeon
Four, Men (Olympic) France 2 18
1994 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) FRA Bruno Mingeon
Four, Men (Olympic) France 2 16
1998 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) FRA Bruno Mingeon
Two, Men (Olympic) Emmanuel Hostache 9
Four, Men (Olympic) France =3 Bronze
2002 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) FRA Bruno Mingeon
Two, Men (Olympic) Emmanuel Hostache =13
Four, Men (Olympic) France 1 5
2006 Winter Olympics Bobsleigh (Bobsleigh) FRA Bruno Mingeon
Two, Men (Olympic) Stéphane Galbert 21
Four, Men (Olympic) France 19

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
2006 Winter Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony FRA Bruno Mingeon

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