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Nadia Boudesoque

Full name: Albertina Charlotte "Nadia" Boudesoque Noblecourt de Haro Oliva
Other name(s): Nadia Haro Oliva
Gender: Female
Born: April 11, 1918 in Montcornet, Aisne, France
Died: January 17, 2014 in Ciudad de México, Ciudad de México, Mexico
Country: MEX Mexico
Sport: Fencing

Related Olympians: Wife of Antonio Haro.


As a teenager Nadia Boudesoque became a model for a fashion house in Paris. She later met Mexican colonel [Antonio Haro (Oliva)], who was stationed in Paris, and they married, with Boudesoque returning to Mexico. She continued to fence for sport, but after the 1948 London Olympics, where she represented Mexico, Boudesoque became an actress. She acted under the name Nadia Haro Oliva, appearing in multiple films in Mexico in the 1950s and 60s, notably Misterios de la magia negra (1957) and El ángel exterminador (1962). In the 1970s and 80s she turned more to acting on stage and television. She and her husband also owned and operated the Teatro Arlequín. Nadia Haro Oliva retired from acting after suffering a fall in 2004.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Women's Foil, Individual Mexico MEX 6 p2 r1/4

Women's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result BW BL TR
1948 Summer 30 London Fencing Mexico MEX Round One Pool Two 6 1948-07-31 2 4 21
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