Full name: Henri Dartigues
Born: September 16, 1902 in Bordeaux, Gironde, France
Died: September 7, 1967 in La Garenne-Colombes, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Affiliations: Stade Bordelais, Bordeaux (FRA)
Henri Dartigues was a distance runner who specialized in cross-country although he competed in the steeplechase at the 1928 Olympics. Competing for Stade Bordelais UC, Dartigues was French cross-country champion in 1927, and won the French steeplechase title on the track in 1928 and 1929. His finest international moment was in 1929 when he placed second at the International Cross-Country Meet, losing in the final sprint to Britain’s [Bill Cotterel]. He was ninth in that event in 1929 and led the winning French team both years. Dartigues competed in seven internationals representing France, which included four international dual meets on the track in 1929. Dartigues competed through 1931, switching clubs to CASG Paris in 1929. He died in a car accident on the road from Garenne to Colombes.
Personal Best\: 3000S – 9:27.0 (1929).
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