Historic Overview Paul Chocque
Paul Chocque (14 July 1910 – 4 September 1949) was a French professional road bicycle racer. He won a silver medal at the 1932 Summer Olympics in team pursuit event.
In 1934 Chocque traveled to Australia with Fernand Mithouard to compete in the Centenary 1000, one week road bicycle race over seven stages covering 1,102 miles (1,773 km). The race was run in as part of the celebrations of the Centenary of Victoria. Nino Borsari a member of the Italian gold medal winning team pursuit at the 1932 Summer Olympics also competed. Chocque was in the lead at the Ballarat sprint in stage 3 when he was struck, causing him to crash, breaking his collarbone, forcing him to abandon.