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Raoul Bénard

Full name: Raoul René Alphonse Bénard
Gender: Male
Born: September 30, 1881 in Elbeuf, Seine-Maritime, France
Died: 1961 in Hendaye, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions

Biography

Raoul Bénard studied under Jules-Clement Chaplain. In 1911 Bénard won the Prix de Rome followed by a silver medal at the Salon des Artistes Francais in 1922, and then his Olympic gold medal two years later. He was made a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur. Bénard designed the Olympic medals for the 1924 Olympic Winter Games and the commemorative medals for the 1924 Paris Olympic Games.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 42 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing France FRA AC
1924 Summer 42 Paris Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing France FRA AC

Mixed Sculpturing

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1924 Summer 42 Paris Art Competitions France Final Standings AC Olympic Medal
1924 Summer 42 Paris Art Competitions France Final Standings AC Commemorative Medal for 1924 Olympic Games
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