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Achille Paroche

Full name: Nicolas Achille Paroche
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Born: March 1, 1868 in Sery, Ardennes, France
Died: May 27, 1933 in Signy-l'Abbaye, Ardennes, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Shooting

Medals: 1 Gold, 3 Silver, 1 Bronze (5 Total)

Biography

A French army captain, Achille Paroche was a prolific rifle shooter, but also occasionally successful with a hand weapon. Not counting his exploits at the Paris Olympics (which doubled as World Championships), he won the stunning total of 27 World Championship medals. His most dominant performance was at the 1898 edition in Torino, where he won the individual and team free rifle, as well as the free rifle standing competition, while adding silvers in the prone and kneeling events. All his other titles came in the free rifle prone competition, which he won in 1900 (thus making him Olympic champion as well), 1910 and 1913. His best pistol results came in 1900 (silver individually and with the team) and 1901 (another team silver). Between 1898 and 1914, Paroche only twice failed to win a medal with the French free rifle team; in 1903 no Frenchmen travelled to Argentina, and in 1912 he was left off the squad. Paroche's last international medal came in 1921, when he won silver in the army rifle standing competition. A year earlier he had won his fifth Olympic medal, 20 years after his first four, in the military rifle team event.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres France FRA 2 Silver
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team France FRA 2 Silver
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres France FRA 7
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team France FRA 3 Bronze
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting Men's Free Rifle, Kneeling, 300 metres France FRA 16
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting Men's Free Rifle, Prone, 300 metres France FRA 1 Gold
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting Men's Free Rifle, Standing, 300 metres France FRA 19T
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres France FRA AC
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team France FRA 7
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres France FRA 5
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Team France FRA 2 Silver
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Team France FRA 5
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres France FRA AC
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team France FRA 5
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Military Rifle, 300 metres and 600 metres, Prone, Team France FRA 4
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres France FRA AC
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting Men's Small Bore-Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Team France FRA 5

Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting France FRA Final Standings 466

Men's Free Pistol, 50 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting France FRA Final Standings 2 2,203 466

Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS SP KP PP KSP
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting France FRA Final Standings 887 268 287 332
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings 929 261 339 329

Men's Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting France FRA Final Standings 3 4,278 887
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings 7 4,487 929

Men's Free Rifle, Kneeling, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting France FRA Final Standings 287

Men's Free Rifle, Prone, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting France FRA Final Standings 332

Men's Free Rifle, Standing, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS
1900 Summer 32 Paris Shooting France FRA Final Standings 268

Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit PTS SO
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings 59 56

Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 300 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings 2 283

Men's Military Rifle, Prone, 600 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings 5 280

Men's Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings

Men's Military Rifle, Standing, 300 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings 5 249

Men's Military Rifle, 300 metres and 600 metres, Prone, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings 4 563

Men's Small-Bore Rifle, Standing, 50 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings

Men's Small Bore-Rifle, Standing, 50 metres, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1920 Summer 52 Antwerpen Shooting France FRA Final Standings 5 1,847