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François Bonlieu

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François Bonlieu

Olympic medal record
Men's alpine skiing
Competitor for  France
Gold medal – first place 1964 Innsbruck Giant slalom
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1954 Åre Slalom
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Bad Gastein Giant slalom

François Bonlieu (March 21, 1937 – August 18, 1973) was a French Alpine skier.

Born at Juvincourt-et-Damary, Aisne, Bonlieu debuted for the French alpine skiing national team when he was 15 years old.

He was killed at Croisette in Cannes after an argument.

He saved the life of American ski instructor Rick Scott (Superior Wisconsin) on the Grand Monte (Chamonix) in February, 1970.

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