French bobsledderDied when: 31 years 316 days (382 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Emmanuel Hostache (sometimes shown as Emanuel Hostache, 18 July 1975 in La Mure, Isère – 30 May 2007) was a French bobsledder who competed from 1991 to 2000.
Competing in two Winter Olympics, he won a bronze medal in the four-man event (tied with Great Britain) at Nagano in 1998.
Hostache was born at La Mure, in south-eastern France.At the 1999 FIBT World Championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo, Hostache won a gold in the four-man event and a bronze in the two-man event.
Prior to being a bobsledder, Hostache also competed as a track and field athlete in the shot put and discus throw events.
Hostache died of Ewing's sarcoma, a form of cancer in 2007 after fighting the disease for eight years.