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Jules Bonvalet

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJules Joseph•Bonvalet
Used nameJules•Bonvalet
Born18 June 1888 in Saint-Jean-Geest, Jodoigne (BEL)
NOC(s) Belgium

Biography

Lieutenant Jules Joseph Bonvalet rendered outstanding services as a scouting officer of the 1st Guides Regiment, a cavalry regiment, in World War I and he was decorated several times because of his prowess, authority, coolness and determination. In 1920, he was ranked 12th with his horse Weppelghem in the individual three-day event and won a bronze medal with the team, placing 15th individually. Four years later, the combination of Bonvalet on Weppelghem competed again in eventing, finishing 16th individually and fifth with the team.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1920 Summer Olympics Equestrian Eventing (Equestrian) Three-Day Event, Individual, Men Olympic Weppelghem 12 BEL Jules Bonvalet
  Three-Day Event, Team, Men Olympic Belgium 3 Bronze
Equestrian Jumping (Equestrian) Jumping, Individual, Men Olympic Weppelghem =15
1924 Summer Olympics Equestrian Eventing (Equestrian) Three-Day Event, Individual, Men Olympic Weppelghem 16 BEL Jules Bonvalet
  Three-Day Event, Team, Men Olympic Belgium 5