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Alain Porthault (15 July 1929 – 25 November 2019) was a French sprinter and rugby player. He competed in the men’s 4 x 100 meters relay in the 1948 Summer Olympics and in the Men’s 100 meters and the Men’s 4 x 100 meters relay at the 1952 Summer Olympics.[1] In rugby, he played for Racing 92 from 1951 to 1953. He also earned seven caps with the France national rugby union team.[2] He died on 25 November 2019 at the age of 90.[2]

Alain Porthault
Personal information
NationalityFrench
Born(1929-07-15)15 July 1929
Vervins, France
Died25 November 2019(2019-11-25) (aged 90)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)100 meters
4 × 100 metres relay

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 25 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Mort de l'éclectique Alain Porthault". L’Equipe (in French). 2019-11-27.