Adolphe Jauréguy

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAdolphe•Jauréguy
Used nameAdolphe•Jauréguy
Born18 February 1898 in Ostabat-Asme, Pyrénées-Atlantiques (FRA)
Died4 September 1977 in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, Pyrénées-Atlantiques (FRA)
Measurements183 cm / 78 kg
AffiliationsStade français, Paris (FRA)
NOC France
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1


Adolphe Jauréguy was a good all-around athlete who competed in both rugby football, over a long career, and in athletics. He was capped 31 times with the French rugby team, usually playing winger, and winning a silver medal at the 1924 Paris Olympics. He captained France to their first wins over England (1927) and Wales (1928). Jauréguy played for multiple clubs, starting with Stade Bagnèrais prior to 1918, then with Stadoceste Tarbais in 1918-19, Racing Club de France in 1919-20, Stade Toulousain in 1920-23, and Stade Français from 1923-33. He won a French title with RCF in 1920 and lost in the 1927 final with Stade Français.

Jauréguy studied at Lycée de Tarbes, and served in the artillery at the end of World War I. He was a vice-president of the selection committee for the Fédération Française de Rugby. His career was in the timber industry, where he started as a receiver, then became an inspector, and finally a registrar.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Summer Olympics Rugby (Rugby) FRA Adolphe Jauréguy
Rugby, Men (Olympic) France 2 Silver

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