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Frans De Haes

Full name: François "Frans" De Haes
Gender: Male
Born: September 24, 1895
Died: November 4, 1923
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Frans De Haes was a typical representative of the Antwerpen working class. The family fled in 1914 into the neutral Netherlands to escape the German occupation, where he started weightlifting at age 17. After the war De Haes returned to Antwerpen. He set one world record in the lightweight clean & jerk in 1922. While preparing for the 1924 Paris Games, he was stricken with influenza and died at age 28.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Weightlifting Men's Featherweight Belgium BEL 1 Gold OR

Men's Featherweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Weightlifting Belgium BEL Final Standings 1 220.0
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Weightlifting Belgium BEL One-Hand Snatch 1 60.0
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Weightlifting Belgium BEL One-Hand Clean & Jerk 1T 65.0
1920 Summer 24 Antwerpen Weightlifting Belgium BEL Clean & Jerk 1T 95.0
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