Full name: EugÃ¨ne Henry Gravelotte
Other name(s): EugÃ¨ne-Henri Gravelotte
Born: February 6, 1876 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: August 23, 1939 in BÃ©nodet, FinistÃ¨re, France
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 â the item is currently on display in the French Sports Museum.
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