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René Lasserre

Full name: Félix "René" Lasserre
Nickname(s): Poulet
Gender: Male
Born: October 9, 1895 in Bayonne, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France
Died: August 19, 1965 in Saint-Avold, Moselle, France
Affiliations: FC Grenoble, Grenoble (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

René Lasserre began his career as a centre but later played back-row forward. He was capped 15 times for France, including winning a silver medal at the 1924 Paris Olympics. Lasserre played for multiple clubs, starting with Stade Bayonnais up to 1911, then with Anglet in 1911-12, Aviron Bayonnais from 1912-21, FC Grenoble in 1923-26, and he was with US Cognacaise in 1921-23 and 1926-30. Lasserre won a French title with Aviron Bayonnais in 1913.

Lasserre later worked as a coach in Cognac. During World War I he served as a pilot. He was an accountant in Bayonne, but also ran a café in Grenoble, and a distillery in Cognac. During the occupation of World War II, Lasserre served as mayor of Houlette.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 28 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 28 Paris Rugby France FRA Round-Robin Match #1 1 1924-05-04 FRA 61, ROU 3 Forward 0 0 0 0 0
1924 Summer 28 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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