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Louis François

Full name: Louis Vincent François
Gender: Male
Born: July 24, 1906 in Lavaveix-les-Mines, Creuse, France
Died: November 15, 1986 in Donnemarie-Dontilly, Seine-et-Marne, France
Affiliations: US Métro, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Wrestling

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Louis François came from a miners’ family that moved to Paris, where they became cement workers. François was a seven-times French champion in Greco-Roman wrestling (1928, 1930-33, 1935 and 1937). François was employed by the Paris police, but remained devoted to wrestling as a coach and referee.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman France FRA 3 Bronze

Men's Bantamweight, Greco-Roman

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BP MR
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Final Standings 3 1932-08-04
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Round Four 3 1932-08-06 5
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Round Four Match #1 1 1932-08-06 François (FRA) decision, Nizzola (ITA) 1
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Round Three 3 1932-08-06 4
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Round Two 5 1932-08-05 4
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Round Two Match #3 1 1932-08-05 François (FRA) decision, Szekfű (HUN) 1
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Round One 6T 1932-08-04 3
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Round One Match #2 2 1932-08-04 Tuvesson (SWE) decision, François (FRA) 3
1932 Summer 26 Los Angeles Wrestling France FRA Round Three Match #3 AC 1932-08-06 François (FRA) 0
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