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Henri Gance

Full name: Henri Gance
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: March 17, 1888 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: November 29, 1953 in Paris, Paris, France
Affiliations: Cercle Athlétique Parisien
Country: FRA France
Sport: Weightlifting

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Henri Gance’s father had the uncommon profession of ice polisher. Henri started weightlifting in 1908 for the Cercle Athlétique Parisien, but he was also active in other heavy athletic sports. In 1920 he was champion of France and won Olympic gold in the same year.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Weightlifting Men's Middleweight France FRA 1 Gold OR

Men's Middleweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank K
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Weightlifting France FRA Final Standings 1 245.0
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Weightlifting France FRA One-Hand Snatch 1 65.0
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Weightlifting France FRA One-Hand Clean & Jerk 1T 75.0
1920 Summer 32 Antwerpen Weightlifting France FRA Clean & Jerk 1T 105.0
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