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André Béhotéguy

Full name: Jean-Baptiste André Béhotéguy
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4.5 (165 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: October 19, 1900 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
Died: August 17, 1960 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Affiliations: Bayonne
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


André Béhotéguy was a top all-around athlete who won a silver medal in rugby football at the 1924 Paris Olympics. In rugby he competed for Aviron Bayonnais from 1919-24 and then for US Cognaçaise from 1924-29. He earned 19 caps for France, all as a centre. With Bayonnais he played in the finals of the French Championships in 1922 and 1923. In athletics Béhotéguy competed in the long jump, notably in a 1926 international against Germany and Switzerland. He also competed in rowing, possibly winning a French title. His career was building large corkscrews although in later years he ran a flower shop in Nice.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rugby Men's Rugby France FRA 2 Silver

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rugby France FRA Round-Robin Match #1 1 1924-05-04 FRA 61, ROU 3 Back 9 2 0 1 0
1924 Summer 23 Paris Rugby France FRA Round-Robin Match #3 2 1924-05-18 USA 17, FRA 3 Back 0 0 0 0 0
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