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Eugène Henry Gravelotte

Full name: Eugène Henry Gravelotte
Other name(s): Eugène-Henri Gravelotte
Gender: Male
Born: February 6, 1876 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: August 23, 1939 in Bénodet, Finistère, France
Affiliations: Corichon
Country: FRA France
Sport: Fencing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


A young medical student, Gravelotte became the first French Olympic champion by winning the 1896 foil fencing event. He was awarded with a silver plate by King Georgios – the item is currently on display in the French Sports Museum.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1896 Summer 20 Athina Fencing Men's Foil, Individual France FRA 1 Gold

Men's Foil, Individual

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
id: 21,879