Roger Beaufrand

Roger Beaufrand (25 September 1908 – 14 March 2007) was the world's oldest Olympic gold medal winner, following the death of Pakistani Field Hockey player Feroze Khan in 2005 until his own death.[1]

Roger Beaufrand
Roger Beaufrand Meurisse 1931b.jpg
Roger Beaufrand in 1931
Personal information
Born(1908-09-25)25 September 1908
La Garenne-Colombes, France
Died14 March 2007(2007-03-14) (aged 98)
Béziers, France
Medal record

Born near Paris, France, Beaufrand won a gold medal on 7 August at the 1928 Summer Olympics in the field of Olympic sprint at the age of 19.[2] A few weeks prior to his death, he was presented the Chevalier class of the Legion of Honor by fellow Olympic Champion Jean-Claude Killy.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "The Oldest Olympic Champion". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 17 March 2007.
  2. ^ "Roger Beaufrand Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 13 June 2014.