Historic Overview Lucien Petit Breton

Rider

Overall Rank230
NameLucien PETIT BRETON
Country
  France
Date of birth18-Oct-1882 - Plessé (Pays de la Loire)
Date of death19-Dec-1917 - Troyes (Champagne Ardenne)
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Biography

Lucien Georges Mazan (18 October 1882 – 20 December 1917) was a French racing cyclist (pseudonym: Lucien Petit-Breton, pronounced [ly.sjɛ̃ pə.ti.bʁə.tɔ̃]).

He was born in Plessé, Loire-Atlantique, a part of Brittany, now part of Pays de la Loire. When he was six he moved with his parents to Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he took the nationality. His cycling career started when he won a bike in a lottery at the age of sixteen. As his father wanted him to do a 'real' job, he adapted the nickname Lucien Breton for races, to deceive his father. Later he changed it to Petit-Breton, because there already was another cyclist called Lucien Breton.

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