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Étienne Piquiral

Full name: Étienne Piquiral
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 192 lbs (87 kg)
Born: June 15, 1901 in Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales, France
Died: March 13, 1945 in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Affiliations: Racing Club de France, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rugby

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Étienne Piquiral played lock and back-row forward for France at the 1924 Paris Olympics, winning a silver medal. He was capped 19 times for France. Piquiral played for CA Périgourdain as a youth, and then was with SA Bordeaux in 1919-20, Bordeaux Étudiant Club in 1920-21, Racing Club de France from 1921-26, and finally FC Lyonnaise in 1926-28.

Piquiral studied engineering at l’École Polytechnique, and became an engineer. During World War II he was a captain in the 248th infantry regiment. Captured by the Germans, he died of illness in captivity in Lübeck, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1924 Summer 22 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 22 Paris Rugby France FRA Round-Robin Match #1 1 1924-05-04 FRA 61, ROU 3 Forward 0 0 0 0 0
1924 Summer 22 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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