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Apo Lazaridès

Apo Lazaridès (16 October 1925 – 30 October 1998) was a French champion cyclist.

Born Jean-Apôtre Lazaridès in Marles-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais of Greek ancestry (he became French in 1929). During the German occupation of France, Lazaridès used his cycling to transport supplies to the French Resistance. Apo had an older brother, Lucien Lazaridès, also a cyclist.

Nicknamed "Apo", a short version of his middle name, he competed in races throughout France during the war. In 1946 Lazaridès finished fifth in the "Ronde de France", then won the most important competition of the year, the "La Course du Tour de France", a 1316 km race from Monaco to Paris. This was organised by the group who took charge of organisation of the Tour de France.

In the 1947 Tour, Lazaridès finished tenth but captured second overall in the mountain class. In 1948, he finished ninth and went on to take second place in the world championship. He retired in 1955 and moved to Cannes, where he was president of the Étoile Sportive de Cannes."

Lazaridès died in Cannes in 1998 and was buried there in the Cimetière du Grand Jas.

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Some of their strengths

Apo Lazaridès has many admirable traits.

Based on spiritual traditions from around the world, they are someone who can be described as Confident, Inquisitive, Practical, Organized, Passionate, Brave, and Outspoken.

Intelligent and Inquisitive

According to Mysticism’s Astrology tradition, Apo Lazaridès is someone who is an intelligent, inquisitive, and imaginative person, who is practical, considerate, kind, and diplomatic in dealings with others. A person who looks for jobs that tend to reflect their identity.

Soulful and Intuitive

Based on Daoism’s Ba-Zi or ‘Chinese Zodiac’ tradition, people who know Apo Lazaridès well know them as someone who can be graceful, romantic, and reserved, like gentle rain.

Independent and Organized

According to Hinduism’s Jyotisha or ‘Vedic Astrology’ tradition, many would also describe Apo Lazaridès as someone who is independent, organized, inventive, and generous.

A person who is curious and a loves learning, who seems to always know what to say, who has an optimism that can overcome any difficult situation, and who seems to be able to master almost any skill.

Inquisitive and Progressive

Based on the Mayan Tzolk’in or ‘Mayan Astrology’ tradition, Apo Lazaridès is someone who is an eternal student who is always interested in learning new things, and who has a desire to shake things up and change things.

They are also someone who is intuitive, imaginative, and an agent of change, and who is always dreaming of life's great possibilities and partnering with people to try to achieve those possibilities.

Justice-seeking and Peaceful

According to Judaism’s Kabbalah tradition, Apo Lazaridès tends to be someone who loves peace and is ready to go to any costs to achieve it. Who has a taste for the good things in life, tends to be a good organizer, has a thirst for knowledge, and who tends to have the respect of friends and acquaintances.

Some of Apo Lazaridès's challenges

While Apo Lazaridès has many strengths, nobody is perfect. They also have some challenging traits they need to manage.

For example, Apo Lazaridès can be Stubborn, Hesitant, Narcissistic, Difficult, Perfectionist, Domineering, and Impatient.

Hesitant and Narcissistic

One of Apo Lazaridès's key challenges is that they are someone who can be hesitant and narcissistic.

Apo Lazaridès must also exercise caution as they can be excessive and unrealistic.

Domineering and Impatient

Apo Lazaridès is someone who can be demanding, egotistical, and controlling, can have a lack of judgment regarding personal finances, be argumentative and stubborn, and who can have a tendency to be withdrawn and spend time in self-imposed isolation.

Pleasure-seeking and Indecisive

Finally, Apo Lazaridès also can put others first too much, and hem-and-haw too much when making a decision.

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