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Élie, Count de Lastours

Full name: Élie Marie Gabriel Dor de Lastours
Gender: Male
Born: August 12, 1874 in Orgeval, Yvelines, France
Died: November 18, 1932 in Castres, Tarn, France
Title: Count
Country: FRA France
Sport: Fencing, Tennis

Biography

Élie, Count de Lastours was a French tennis player, fencer, landowner, and politician. He was a quarter-finalist at the 1901 European Tennis Championships, and lost in the second round at Wimbledon in 1908. He competed at the 1900 Olympics in both fencing, where he lost in an early round of the individual épée, and tennis, where he lost in the quarter-finals of men’s doubles, partnered by [Guy, Baron Lejeune]. Count de Lastours studied at the Gerson School in Paris, and then in Toulouse. He studied for a military career, but instead elected to turn to a diplomatic one, eventually earning a law degree. He later became French Ambassador to England, based in London, and then was an MP for Tarn in France, where he served on committees related to foreign affairs, colonial affairs, and Algeria.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 25 Paris Tennis Men's Doubles France-2 FRA 5T
1900 Summer 25 Paris Fencing Men's Épée, Individual France FRA AC p1 r3/4

Men's Doubles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Rank Date Result SW
1900 Summer 25 Paris Tennis France-2 FRA Guy, Baron Lejeune Round One Match #1 2 FRA-1 2, FRA-2 1 1

Men's Épée, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
id: 11