French sculptor Joseph Rivière received an Honorable Mention at the 1948 Kondon Olympics in the Art Competitions, category Sculpturing, Statues with his work Athlete Marchant (bronze). He was a figurative bronze sculptor and produced some war memorials in Charmes and Luxeuil. Rivière’s most famous work is his monument to the dead miners of the Ballon d'Alsace. In World War II he served from 1939, became a prisoner-of-war in 1940 in Germany, but was released in 1941 to France.
|1948 Summer||36||London||Art Competitions||Mixed Sculpturing, Statues||France||FRA||HM|
|1948 Summer||36||London||Art Competitions||France||Final Standings||HM||Athlete Marchant (Bronze)|