Paul Masson

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Birthday
11, 1876
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Nov 30, 1944 (68)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1876
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Nov 30, 1944 (68)

About

French cyclist and three-time Olympic gold medalist, winning at the 1896 Athens Olympics.

Before Fame

He entered his first and only Olympics in 1896 where he would win gold in all three of his events.

Trivia

He participated in half of the total events at the 1896 Olympics which were the first Olympic events of the modern era.

Family Life

He was the son of Auguste and Camille Masson.

Associated With

He competed in the 1896 Olympics, 16 years before the legendary Jim Thorpe competed in his first Olympics.