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Henri Galau

Full name: Henri Galau
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: July 18, 1897 in Villefranche-de-Conflent, Pyrénées-Orientales, France
Died: February 1, 1950 in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne, France
Affiliations: Stade toulousain, Toulouse (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Henri Galau was a fly-half who played rugby football for France at the 1924 Paris Olympics, earning a silver medal. Galau played for Stade Toulousain from 1920-25, winning French titles with them in 1922, 1923, and 1924, after losing in the 1921 final. Galau was capped five times for France. He went into sports administration, serving as secretary-general of Stade Toulousain, vice-president of the Comité des Pyrénées, and was director of the selection committee for the Fédération Française Rugby. His career was in accounting and as a trader in Toulouse. Galay also served on the committee that counseled victims of the Vichy Government. In his honor the “Challenge Henri Galau” under-13 rugby tournament is still played today.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 26 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 26 Paris Rugby France FRA Round-Robin Match #3 2 1924-05-18 USA 17, FRA 3 Halfback 3 1 0 0 0
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