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Jean, Count Pastré

Full name: Jean André Hubert Pastré
Gender: Male
Born: December 2, 1888 in Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Died: June 29, 1960 in Paris, Paris, France
Title: Count
Country: FRA France
Sport: Polo

Biography

A 5-handicap player. Jean, Count Pastré came from a long line of wealthy Marseille ship-owners and merchants. He played polo mostly in France and was a member of the 1920 Paris Open winning team. When the French Polo Federation was formed on 15 December 1921, Pastré was elected its first secretary. At the 1924 Olympics he played at number one in two of France’s four games, and they happened to be their biggest defeats: 16-2 by Great Britain and 15-1 by Spain. He lived at the magnificent family home, Château Pastré near Marseilles, but on his divorce in 1940, his wife Lily got the château as part of the divorce settlement.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 35 Paris Polo Men's Polo France FRA 5

Men's Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result
1924 Summer 35 Paris Polo France FRA Round-Robin Match #5 2 1924-07-05 GBR 16, FRA 2
1924 Summer 35 Paris Polo France FRA Round-Robin Match #9 2 1924-07-10 ESP 15, FRA 1
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