Roger Moeremans d'Emaüs

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRoger Édouard Louis Marie Joseph Ghislain•Moeremans d'Emaüs
Used nameRoger•Moeremans d'Emaüs
Born12 June 1890 in Dilbeek, Vlaams Brabant (BEL)
Died19 March 1975 in Namur, Namur (BEL)
NOC Belgium
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


At the 1920 Olympics, Roger D’Moeremans Emaüs was seventh in individual jumping and fourth in individual eventing, both with the horse Sweet Girl, although he won a team event bronze medal. Moeremans d’Emaüs also competed in rowing with the coxed four but failed to qualify for the second round. He was Technical Delegate of the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) at the 1948 Olympic Games, and held the post of Secretary-General of the FEI from 1952-1956, when he retired for health reasons. Major d’Emaüs entered the cavalry in 1914 and retired in 1931 as commander, although he was called back to the service as a major in 1939.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Equestrian Jumping (Equestrian) BEL Roger Moeremans d'Emaüs
Individual, Men (Olympic) Sweet Girl =7
Equestrian Eventing (Equestrian) BEL Roger Moeremans d'Emaüs
Individual, Men (Olympic) Sweet Girl 4
Team, Men (Olympic) Sweet Girl / Belgium 3 Bronze