Robert Sassone (cyclist)

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Sassone in 2001

Robert Sassone (23 November 1978 – 21 January 2016) was a French racing cyclist. He was a member of the Cofidis cycling team. He rode is the men's madison at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. He also won the men's madison at the 2001 Track World Championships. He was banned in 2004 for doping. He was born in Nouméa, New Caledonia.

Sassone had cancer during the final years of his life. He killed himself on 21 January 2016, aged 37.[1]

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  1. "Former Cofidis rider Robert Sassone dies aged 37". Cycling News. Retrieved 22 January 2016.