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Xavier Eluère

Full name: Xavier Marie Louis Antoine Eluère
Gender: Male
Born: September 8, 1897 in Issé, Loire-Atlantique, France
Died: February 5, 1967 in Saint-Privat-des-Prés, Dordogne, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Boxing

Related Olympians: Cousin of Alfred Eluère.

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Xavier Eluère was French amateur champion in the heavyweight class in 1920 and 1921. After that, he fought as a professional for two years, winning 7 of his 10 fights. He came from a very athletic family. His cousin Alfred Eluère was a rugby player and competed together with his brother in 1920 at Antwerpen, and his uncle Louis was president of the Stade Nantais Université Club. Xavier Eluère later worked as a street peddler.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Boxing Men's Heavyweight France FRA 3 Bronze

Men's Heavyweight

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result MR R
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Boxing France FRA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1920-08-24 Eluère (FRA) walkover
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Boxing France FRA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1920-08-23 Rawson (GBR) , Eluère (FRA)
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Boxing France FRA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1920-08-23 Eluère (FRA) , Hoel (NOR) decision
1920 Summer 22 Antwerpen Boxing France FRA Round One Match #1 1 1920-08-21 Eluère (FRA) , Barbaresi (ITA) decision 4
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