Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)
LÃ©on Binoche won a gold medal in rugby at the 1900 Paris Olympics. A scrum-half, he played for Racing Club de France from 1895-1902, winning French titles with them in 1900 and 1902. Binoche studied law at the LycÃ©e Carnot in Paris and then worked as a lawyer.
Binocheâs son, General FranÃ§ois Binoche was a major figure in the French resistance and later became commander of the French sector of occupied Berlin, while his daughter, Antoinette Binoche was also a major figure in the French resistance under the codename âToni.â His great-niece was the Oscar winning actress Juliette Binoche.
|1900 Summer||21||Paris||Rugby||Men's Rugby||Union des SociÃ©tÃ©s FranÃ§ais de Sports Athletiques||FRA||1||Gold|
|1900 Summer||21||Paris||Rugby||Union des SociÃ©tÃ©s FranÃ§ais de Sports Athletiques||FRA||Round-Robin||Match #1||1||1900-10-14||Union des SociÃ©tÃ©s FranÃ§ais de Sports Athletiques 27, Frankfurt Club 17||Full-Half||0||0||0||0||0|
|1900 Summer||21||Paris||Rugby||Union des SociÃ©tÃ©s FranÃ§ais de Sports Athletiques||FRA||Round-Robin||Match #2||1||1900-10-28||Union des SociÃ©tÃ©s FranÃ§ais de Sports Athletiques 27, Moseley Wanderers 8||Full-Half||3||1||0||0||0|