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Renon Boissière

Full name: Renon Georges Boissière (Delarue-)
Gender: Male
Born: August 31, 1882 in Amfreville-sous-les-Monts, Eure, France
Died: September 25, 1915 in Ville-sur-Tourbe, Marne, France
Affiliations: CP Quevilly
Country: FRA France
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Renon Boussiére ran the marathon at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, finishing 13th. He had won the 1903 Normandy Marathon (over 36 km). Boussiére served as a second lieutenant with the 403e Régiment d’Infanterie during World War I. In September 1915, during the battle of the Ville-sur-Tourbe in Marne, France, Boussiére went missing in action. His body was never recovered.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Athletics Men's Marathon France FRA 13

Men's Marathon

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1912 Summer 29 Stockholm Athletics France Final Standings 13 2-51:06.6
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