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Historic Overview Paul Chocque

Rider

Overall Rank1546
NamePaul CHOCQUE
Country
  France
Date of birth14-Jul-1910 - Meudon (lle de France)
Date of death04-Sep-1949 - Paris (lle de France)
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Biography

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.

Chocque performed as a professional for numerous teams from 1933 to 1949. He finished seventh and claimed two stage victories in the 1937 Tour de France, his second appearance. He also had a number of successful finishes in historic road races, including the 1936 Bordeaux-Paris victory and the 1937 Paris-Tours fourth-place finish. Chocque won the cyclo-cross French championship in 1936 and 1938. After falling during a motorized race at Paris' Parc des Princes, he died aged 39.

source - Wikipedia

Badges

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Major Victories

Bordeaux - Paris 1936
Circuit de Paris 1933
Critérium International 1936
Tour de France - stages 1937 (2)
Tour de l'Ouest - stages 1939 (1)
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Seasons

Paul Chocque - Scores by Season

Year Team Score Rank
1. 1932 Individual 212 156
2. 1933 Thomann - Dunlop 558 73
3. 1934 F. Pélissier - Mercier - Hutchinson 55 428
4. 1935 F. Pélissier - Hutchinson 575 84
5. 1936 Génial Lucifer - Hutchinson 600 80
6. 1937 Génial Lucifer - Hutchinson 1423 15
7. 1938 Génial Lucifer - Hutchinson 12 725
8. 1939 Génial Lucifer - Hutchinson 101 317
9. 1940 Colibri 71 158
10. 1941 Génial Lucifer - Hutchinson 0 674
11. 1942 Alcyon - Dunlop 0 645
12. 1943 Génial Lucifer 4 541
13. 1944 Rodier - Wolber 0 523
14. 1946 La Perle - Hutchinson 0 1020
15. 1947 La Perle - Hutchinson 0 1287
16. 1948 La Perle - Hutchinson 0 1393
17. 1949 La Perle - Hutchinson 0 1340
Overall: 3611 1546