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René Lorain

Full name: René Zacharie Alfred Lorain
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: March 19, 1900 in Rheims, Marne, France
Died: October 25, 1984 in Ouchamps, Loir-et-Cher, France
Affiliations: CASG Paris, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

At the 1920 Olympics in Antwerpen, René Lorain failed to qualify for the second round of the 100 m and went out in the second round of the 200. He did win a silver medal with the French 4x100 m relay team, beaten only by the US team. In 1921 Lorain was the French 100 m champion, and in 1920 and 1923 was runner-up in the 200 metres.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.8 (1922); 200 – 22.0 (1920).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 100 metres France FRA 3 h6 r1/4
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 200 metres France FRA 3 h3 r2/4
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay France FRA 2 Silver

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics France Round One Heat Six 3

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics France Quarter-Finals Heat Three 3 23.0est 1½ m. bh2
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics France Round One Heat Eleven 1 QU 25.0

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T MB
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics France FRA Final 2 42.5est 3 m. bh1
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Athletics France FRA Round One Heat Two 1 QU 43.0
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