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François Borde

Full name: François Borde
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: December 8, 1899 in Lourdes, Hautes-Pyrénées, France
Died: December 15, 1987 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
Affiliations: Racing Club de France, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


François Borde was one of the best French Rugby players of his time and played for the celebrated team of Stade Toulouse, winning five French Championships (1922-24, 1926-27). Playing one of the three-quarter positions, he represented successively Lourdes, Tarbes, Racing Club de France, Toulouse and Narbonne, and returned to Toulouse as player-coach in 1928-30. The first of his 12 appearances in the French colors came in 1920, and the last in 1926. After his sports career Borde worked for the local tax authorities in Bayonne.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen 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 GFM P DG
1920 Summer 20 Antwerpen Rugby France FRA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1920-09-05 USA 8, FRA 0 Three-quarter 0 0 0 0 0
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