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Jean Collas

Full name: Jean Collas
Gender: Male
Born: July 3, 1874 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: December 30, 1928 in Asnières-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Affiliations: Racing Club de France, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rugby, Tug-Of-War

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver (2 Total)

Biography

Jean Collas competed in both rugby football and tug-of-war at the 1900 Olympics, winning a gold medal in rugby and a silver medal in tug-of-war. In rugby Collas played centre against Germany, and winger versus Great Britain. He represented the Racing Club de France, winning French rugby titles with them in 1900 and 1902. Collas was also a solid tennis player. He studied at Lycées Michelet and Condorcet. Collas received citations for his bravery as a sergeant during World War I. His career was as secretary of the Compagnie Fermière des Eaux de Vichy.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 25 Paris Tug-Of-War Men's Tug-Of-War Racing Club de France FRA 2 Silver
1900 Summer 25 Paris Rugby Men's Rugby Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques FRA 1 Gold

Men's Tug-Of-War

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1900 Summer 25 Paris Tug-Of-War Racing Club de France FRA Final Round Match 1/2 2 1900-07-16 Denmark/Sweden 2, Racing Club de France 0

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1900 Summer 25 Paris Rugby Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques FRA Round-Robin Match #1 1 1900-10-14 Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques 27, Frankfurt Club 17 Back 0 0 0 0 0
1900 Summer 25 Paris Rugby Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques FRA Round-Robin Match #2 1 1900-10-28 Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques 27, Moseley Wanderers 8 Back 3 1 0 0 0
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