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Joseph Olivier

Full name: Joseph Adolphe Théophile Olivier
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: December 2, 1874 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: May 21, 1901 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Affiliations: Stade français, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Joseph Olivier was a forward who captained the French team that won a gold medal in rugby football at the 1900 Paris Olympics. Olivier played for Stade Français from 1893-1901, winning French titles with them in 1894 and 1895, 1987, and 1989, and losing in the 1896 final. He studied at l’École Albert le Grand d’Arcueil, and later became a landscape architect. Olivier died only eight months after winning his gold medal.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1900 Summer 25 Paris Rugby Men's Rugby Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques FRA 1 Gold

Men's Rugby

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result Position PTS T C P DG
1900 Summer 25 Paris Rugby Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques FRA Round-Robin Match #1 1 1900-10-14 Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques 27, Frankfurt Club 17 Forward 0 0 0 0 0
1900 Summer 25 Paris Rugby Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques FRA Round-Robin Match #2 1 1900-10-28 Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques 27, Moseley Wanderers 8 Forward 3 1 0 0 0
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