Archambaud, Maurice

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Name
Archambaud, Maurice Gender: M
Maurice Georges Archambaud
born on 30 August 1908 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Paris, France, 48n52, 2e20
Timezone PMT m2e2015 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 06°24' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 12°06 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 03°07'



Maurice Archambaud (in the Tour de France 1932)

Biography

French professional cyclist from 1932 to 1944, nicknamed le nabot ("the dwarf") due to his short stature.

He set the world hour record at 45.767 km at the Vigorelli velodrome in Milan on 3 November 1937. The record stood for five years before being beaten by Fausto Coppi.

Archambaud rode for France in the Tour de France between the wars. He never won the race, but he did win nine stages and wear the yellow jersey.

He died in Le Raincy on 3 December 1955.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Birth certificate in Didier Geslain archive, 'Cyclisme' pdf file, p. 39.

Categories

  • Vocation : Sports : Race Bikes (Cyclist)