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Rik Larnoe

Full name: Alfons Henri "Rik" Larnoe
Gender: Male
Born: May 18, 1897 in Hoboken, Antwerpen, Belgium
Died: February 24, 1978 in Zoersel, Antwerpen, Belgium
Affiliations: Beerschot, Antwerpen (BEL)
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Football

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Rik Larnoe came from the De Zwaantjes district in Hoboken and lived a short distance from the Beerschot Stadium. He had his début with the national squad in the 1920 Olympic football (soccer) tournament, playing the quarter-final against the Netherlands. In the final, he scored the second goal, securing Belgium’s 2-0 against Czechoslovakia. He earned 22 caps through 1924, when he finished his international career at the Olympics in Paris. At home in 1919 Larnoe débuted as a striker in the first season after the First Division resumed in Belgium after World War I. He had a regular place in the championship team of Beerschot, winning the Belgian title in 1922 and 1924-26. He quit playing competitively in 1927 after 150 matches and scoring 75 goals for his club in the First Division. Later he opened a café near Ronse, but returned in the 1950s to Antwerpen.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Football Men's Football Belgium BEL 1 Gold
1924 Summer 26 Paris Football Men's Football Belgium BEL 9T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Football Belgium BEL Final Standings 1 1920-08-28 2 0 0
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Football Belgium BEL Final Round Match 1/2 1 1920-09-02 BEL , TCH 1
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Football Belgium BEL Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1920-08-31 BEL 3, NED 0 1
1924 Summer 26 Paris Football Belgium BEL Final Standings 9T 1924-05-25 1 0 0
1924 Summer 26 Paris Football Belgium BEL Round Two Match #6 2 1924-05-29 SWE 8, BEL 1 1
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