Christophe Dupouey, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Christophe Dupouey

French racing cyclist

Date of Birth: 08-Aug-1968

Place of Birth: Tarbes, Occitania, France

Date of Death: 04-Feb-2009

Profession: sport cyclist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Leo


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About Christophe Dupouey

  • Christophe Dupouey (8 August 1968, in Tarbes – 4 February 2009, in Tarbes) was a French mountain biker.
  • In 1996 he won the gold medal in the men's cross country section of the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup.
  • In 1998 he won the gold medal in the same section of the UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships.
  • Dupouey also competed in the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games, placing 4th in Atlanta.In 2006 he was given a suspended three-month prison sentence for participating in a trafficking network for "pot belge", a mix of cocaine, caffeine, pain killers, sometimes amphetamines and heroin.In 2009 he committed suicide on 4 February, at the age of 40.

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