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Jacques Dupont (cyclist)

Jacques Dupont
Dupont in 1951
Personal information
Born(1928-06-19)19 June 1928
Lézat-sur-Lèze, Ariège, France
Died4 November 2019(2019-11-04) (aged 91)
Medal record
Representing  FRA
Men's cycling
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1948 London 1000 m time trial
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London Team road race

Jacques Dupont (19 June 1928 – 4 November 2019)[1] was a French racing cyclist and Olympic champion in track cycling.[2] He won a gold medal in the 1000m time trial at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London.[3] He also won a bronze medal in the team road race, together with José Beyaert and Alain Moineau. He won Paris–Tours in 1951 and 1955. He won the 1955 event in what was then a record speed for a professional race covering the 253 km at an average of 43.666 km per hour and being awarded the Ruban Jaune.


  1. ^ "Jacques Dupont, sacré champion olympique en 1948, est mort".
  2. ^ "Jacques Dupont Olympic Results". Archived from the original on 30 October 2013. Retrieved 18 July 2014.
  3. ^ "1948 Summer Olympics – London, United Kingdom – Cycling" Archived 22 February 2007 at the Wayback Machine (Retrieved on 15 July 2008)
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Jacques Dupont (cyclist)
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