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Louis de Champsavin

Full name: Louis Marie Joseph Le Beschu de Champsavin
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5 (166 cm)
Born: November 24, 1867 in Assérac, Loire-Atlantique, France
Died: December 20, 1916 in Nantes, Loire-Atlantique, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Louis de Champsavin was a career military officer who joined the 20e Régiment de Chasseurs in the late 19th century. He competed at the 1900 Olympics in equestrian events but eventually rose to a rank of commandant in the French military. During World War I he was given the Croix de Guerre with Palms and was twice mentioned in despatches for bravery. He was placed in charge of the Fort de Tavannes during the Battle of Verdun and was badly injured by German gas warfare. De Champsavin was evacuated to a military hospital at Nantes where he later died from his injuries.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 32 Paris Equestrianism Mixed Jumping, Individual France FRA 3 Bronze
1900 Summer 32 Paris Equestrianism Mixed Hacks And Hunter Combined France FRA AC

Mixed Jumping, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank T
1900 Summer 32 Paris Equestrianism France Terpsichore Final Standings 3 2:26.0

Mixed Hacks And Hunter Combined

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank
id: 11,819