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Francis Tyler

Francis Tyler Bobsledder

Bobsledder
Francis Tyler
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Quick Facts

Intro Bobsledder
Was Athlete Bobsledder
From United States of America
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 11 December 1904, Lake Placid, USA
Death 11 April 1956, Lake Placid, USA (aged 51 years)
Star sign SagittariusSagittarius
The details

Biography

Francis William Tyler (December 11, 1904 – April 11, 1956) was an American bobsledder who competed in the late 1940s. Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won the gold medal in the four-man event at St. Moritz in 1948.

After the end of each bobsleigh run, Tyler was known for lighting up a cigarette to smoke, even being in an advertisement for Camel cigarettes in 1949.

He died of a heart attack in 1956.

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