1896 - French Olympic Cyclists Léon Flameng and Paul Masson. Athens 1896. Games of the I Olympiad. French compatriot cyclists Léon Flameng and Paul Masson. Between them they won 6 medals in the track cycling events (gold in the 100km, silver in the 10 km and bronze in the sprint events for Flameng ; three times gold in the 10km, 1km and sprint events for Masson) - Annie was cycling hero in France only a year earlier!