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Claude Legrand (born 16 August 1941) is a French cross-country skier. He competed at the 1964 Winter Olympics and the 1968 Winter Olympics.
Jean-Claude Killy is a former French World Cup alpine ski racer. Born in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, he dominated the sport in the late 1960s. He was a triple Olympic champion, winning the three alpine events at the 1968 Winter Olympics, becoming the most successful athlete there. He also won the first two World Cup titles, in 1967 and 1968.
The 1968 Winter Olympics, officially known as the X Olympic Winter Games, was a winter multi-sport event held in Grenoble, France, from 6 to 18 February 1968. A total of 1,158 athletes representing 37 National Olympic Committees (NOCs)—including Morocco's first delegation—participated in 35 events from 10 different sports and disciplines. The team relay (4 × 7.5 km) event in biathlon was contested for the first time.
Alpine skiing at the 1968 Winter Olympics consisted of six events, held 9–17 February at Chamrousse, southeast of Grenoble, France. Jean-Claude Killy of France won all three men's events, repeating Toni Sailer's triple-gold of 1956. Since Killy's feat, no male alpine ski racer has won three gold medals in a single Olympics..
At the 1956 Winter Olympics in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, the six alpine skiing events were held from Friday, 27 January to Friday, 3 February.
Canada was the host nation for the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary. It was the first time that Canada had hosted the Winter Olympic Games, and second time overall, after the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal. Vancouver would eventually host the 2010 Winter Olympics which makes it the second city in Canada to host the Winter Olympics and the third overall.
France competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. 138 competitors, 118 men and 20 women, took part in 89 events in 14 sports.
Wolfgang Staudinger is a West German luger who competed from 1978 to 1989. Together with Thomas Schwab he won the bronze medal in the men's doubles event at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.
France competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy, and failed to win a single gold medal for the second time only in the history of the modern Olympic Games. 238 competitors, 210 men and 28 women, took part in 120 events in 19 sports.
Jean-Luc Crétier is a retired French World Cup alpine ski racer. He was one of the four members of the "Top Guns" team, created and trained by Serge Guillaume outwith the mainstream of the French Alpine Ski Federation, along with Luc Alphand, Franck Piccard, and Denis Rey.
France was the host nation for the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble. It was the second time that France had hosted the Winter Olympic Games, and the fourth time overall.
Guy Périllat Merceroz is a former World Cup alpine ski racer from the resort of La Clusaz, Haute-Savoie, one of the top ski racers of the 1960s.
Claude Juste Alexandre Louis Legrand was a French general. He commanded French divisions at several notable battles of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars. He rose to senator on 5 April 1813, then Pair de France on 4 June 1814 and chevalier de Saint-Louis on 27 June 1814. He organised the defence of Chalon-sur-Saône in 1814 and died in Paris in 1815 of wounds received beside the River Berezina.
Ugo Legrand is a judoka from France. In 2012, he won bronze at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the -73 kg class. He won his first match against Tomasz Adamiec, and his second against Hussein Hafiz. After losing his quarterfinal again Dex Elmont, he was entered into the repechage. He won his first repechage match against Rasul Boqiev before winning his bronze medal match against Wang Ki-Chun.
Claude Penz was a French alpine skier who competed in the 1948 Winter Olympics.
Étienne Legrand was a French bobsledder. He competed in the four-man event at the 1924 Winter Olympics.
Fernand Legrand was a French bobsledder. He competed in the four-man event at the 1924 Winter Olympics.
Jean-Claude Viry is a French biathlete. He competed at the 1968 Winter Olympics and the 1976 Winter Olympics.
Serge Legrand is a French biathlete. He competed in the 4 x 7.5 kilometre relay event at the 1968 Winter Olympics.
Claude Nicouleau is a French speed skater. He competed at the 1988 Winter Olympics and the 1992 Winter Olympics.
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