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Jacques Mouvet

Full name: Jacques Mouvet
Gender: Male
Born: December 16, 1912
Country: BEL Belgium
Sport: Bobsleigh

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Jacques Mouvet, a stockbroker by trade, was the brakesman of Max Houben in the post-war years. Together, they won a silver and a bronze medal at the 1947 World Championships in St. Moritz. One year later at the Olympics, held on the same course, they placed fourth in the two-man event and won a silver medal. One year later, Houben and Mouvet were among the favourites for the world title in Lake Placid. During a practice run, they slid off the track and smashed into an upright. Mouvet broke his skull and sustained a serious back injury, but survived. Max Houben was killed instantly.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Men's Two Belgium-1 BEL 4
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Men's Four Belgium BEL 2 Silver

Men's Two

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium-1 BEL Max Houben Final Standings
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium-1 BEL Max Houben Run 1
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium-1 BEL Max Houben Run 2
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium-1 BEL Max Houben Run 3
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium-1 BEL Max Houben Run 4

Men's Four

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium BEL Final Standings
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium BEL Run 1
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium BEL Run 2
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium BEL Run 3
1948 Winter 35 Sankt Moritz Bobsleigh Belgium BEL Run 4
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