French sports journalist

Passing Date: 
Tuesday, December 29, 2015

French journalist Yves Montredon, who covered alpine racing in the early years of the World Cup, died on December 29, 2015 in Paris. He was 78. Born in Grenoble, as a sportswriter Montredon specialized in skiing and skating. After an early career in the regional press and daily newspapers, in 1979 he joined the sports department at Agence France Presse, a leading international news agency. He was named head of the sports department in 1984 and retired in 1997.

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