Belgium at the 1906 Intercalated Games

Belgium competed at the 1906 Intercalated Games in Athens, Greece. 16 athletes, all men, competed in 22 events in 7 sports.[1]

Belgium at the
1906 Intercalated Olympics
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IOC codeBEL
NOCBelgian Olympic and Interfederal Committee
Websitewww.olympic.be (in Dutch and French)
in Athens
Competitors16 in 7 sports
Medals
Ranked 12th
Gold
2
Silver
1
Bronze
3
Total
6
Summer appearances
Winter appearances

MedalistsEdit

Medal Name Sport Event
  Gold Cyrille Verbrugge Fencing Épée masters
  Gold Cyrille Verbrugge Fencing Sabre masters
  Silver Léon Dupont Athletics Standing high jump
  Bronze Eugène Debongnie Cycling Individual sprint
  Bronze Fernand de Montigny
Constant Cloquet
Edmond Crahay
Philippe Le Hardy de Beaulieu
Fencing Épée team
  Bronze Marcel Dubois Wrestling Heavyweight

Note that the rowing silver medal is classed as a mixed team medal due to Greek coxswain

AthleticsEdit

Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Jules Lesage Marathon Did not finish
Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Léon Dupont High jump Unknown Unknown
Standing high jump 1.40  
Standing long jump 2.975 4

CyclingEdit

Athlete Events Heat Semifinals Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Rank
Romeo Verschelden Individual road race n/a 2-41:45 4
Eugène Debongnie Sprint 1.26 3/5 1 Q Unknown 1 Q Unknown  
333 metres time trial n/a 23 3/5 5
5000 metres 3:09 1 Q Unknown 3 Did not advance
Francois Verstraeten 20 kilometres Unknown Unknown Q n/a Did not start
Romeo Verschelden Unknown Unknown n/a Did not advance

FencingEdit

Athlete Events Heat Group Semifinal Group Final Group
Rank Rank Rank
Fernand de Montigny Individual Foil 2 Q Unknown Did not advance
Edmond Crahay Unknown Did not advance
Constant Cloquet Unknown Did not advance
Fernand de Montigny Individual Épée 1 Q Unknown Did not advance
Edmond Crahay 1 Q Unknown Did not advance
Cyrille Verbrugge Épée masters n/a  
Fernand de Montigny
Constant Cloquet
Edmond Crahay
Philippe Le Hardy de Beaulieu
Épée team   Netherlands (NED)
9-4 W
  Great Britain (GBR)
9-14 L
 
Cyrille Verbrugge Sabre masters n/a  

RowingEdit

The Orban brothers arrived in Greece without a coxswain, as they didn't know they required one, so they recruited a young Greek called Theofilakas Psiliakos.

Athlete Events Final
Result Rank
Max Orban
Rémy Orban
Coxed pairs (1 km) Unknown 5
Max Orban
Rémy Orban
Coxed pairs (1 mile) 8:00.0  

ShootingEdit

Athlete Event Target Hits Points Rank
Troffaes Rifle Kneeling or Standing, 300 metres 23 125 32

WeightliftingEdit

Athlete Event Weight Rank
Marcel Dubois One hand lift 60.40 8
Two hand lift 108.5 7

WrestlingEdit

Greco-Roman
Athlete Event Round 1 Quarterfinals Semifinals Final Group
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Opposition
Result
Rank
Renè Dobrinovitz Lightweight   Skouteris (GRE)
W
n/a   Watzl (AUT)
L
Did not advance 4
Sauveur Middleweight   Sullivan (USA)
W
  Weckman (FIN)
L
Did not advance 5
Marcel Dubois Heavyweight   Born (GER)
W
  Christopoulos (GRE)
W
  Jensen (DEN)
L
  Baur (AUT)
L
Did not advance  

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Belgium at the 1906 Intercalated Games". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 29 January 2014.