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Jean Etcheberry

Full name: Jean Etcheberry
Nickname(s): Le Roi Jean
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 183 lbs (83 kg)
Born: August 27, 1901 in Boucau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
Died: February 5, 1982 in Les Côtes-d'Arey, Isère, France
Affiliations: Cognac
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Jean Etcheberry was a versatile forward who played as a prop or back row forward for France at the 1924 Paris Olympics, winning a silver medal. He was capped 16 times for France. Etcheberry played for Le Boucau from 1914-21, then was with SA Rochefort from 1921-23, US Cognac in 1923-24, and then spent many years with CS Vienne, from 1924-35. He owned and ran a café in Wien (Vienne), and later worked as a coach for CS Vienne, which named their stadium for him. He also worked as a blacksmith.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 Paris Rugby Men's Rugby France FRA 2 Silver

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1924 Summer 22 Paris Rugby France FRA Round-Robin Match #1 1 1924-05-04 FRA 61, ROU 3 Forward 3 1 0 0 0
1924 Summer 22 Paris Rugby France FRA Round-Robin Match #3 2 1924-05-18 USA 17, FRA 3 Forward 0 0 0 0 0
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