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Joseph Rivière

Full name: Joseph Rivière
Gender: Male
Born: April 5, 1912 in Tours, Indre-et-Loire, France
Died: February 14, 1961 in Paris, Paris, France
Country: FRA France
Sport: Art Competitions


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.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 36 London Art Competitions Mixed Sculpturing, Statues France FRA HM

Mixed Sculpturing, Statues

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1948 Summer 36 London Art Competitions France Final Standings HM Athlete Marchant (Bronze)
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