Paul MASSON

France FRA

Track Cycling

  • Olympic Medals
    3 G
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Athens 1896
  • Year of Birth
    1874
Olympic Results

Biography

Paul MASSON

Born in 1874, Frenchman Paul Masson won three of the six cycling events (1km time trial, 10km track race, 1,000m sprint) at the inaugural 1896 Olympic Games. After the Games in Athens, he turned professional and changed his name to Paul Nossam (Masson spelled backwards).

He placed third in the world professional sprint championship in 1897.

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Athens 1896

G
333⅓ metres Time Trial
333⅓ metres Time Trial Cycling
G
Sprint
Sprint Cycling
G
10,000 metres
10,000 metres Cycling