Fernand Canteloube

Fernand Canteloube ( born August 3, 1900 in Aubervilliers, † July 16, 1976 in Créteil ) was a French bicycle racer and Olympic champion.

1920 started Fernand Canteloube at the Olympic Games in Antwerp in the road race. In the individual competition of the race, which was held as ITT, he finished third. In the team competition, for which the time of the best four drivers of each team were added, he won together with Georges Détreille, Achille Souchard and Marcel Gabillot the gold medal.

After the individual time trial Canteloube was initially announced as runner-up. But then decided the jury, the times in which had some riders on closed crossings must wait to withdraw, and Canteloube was on the third place reset.

Then Canteloube was professional. In 1922, he won the Polymultipliée, and in 1923 he finished third overall in the Critérium du Midi, after winning a stage. In 1923 he ended his cycling career.