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Maurice SCHILLES

French Maurice SCHILLES

born Maurice Auguste SCHILLES

French track cyclist

Source :  Aliénor SH

Born: on February 26, 1888 in Puteaux, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Died: on December 24, 1957 in Suresnes, Hauts-de-Seine, France


Biography

At the 1908 Olympics he won a gold medal in the tandem, together with André Auffray, and a silver in the 5000 m event. He also competed in the sprint; in the final, the time limit was exceeded, resulting in the race being declared void and no medals being awarded.

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