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René Araou

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRené•Araou
Used nameRené•Araou
Born18 October 1902 in Narbonne, Aude (FRA)
Died8 January 1955 in Narbonne, Aude (FRA)
Measurements178 cm / 98 kg
AffiliationsRC Narbonne, Narbonne (FRA)
NOC(s) France


René Araou played rugby football at the 1924 Paris Olympics, winning a silver medal with the French team, while playing as a prop forward. He competed for Racing Club de Narbonne from 1922-33, helping them to the finals of the French Championships in 1932 and 1933. He was an industrialist who worked with wind turbines, and later in life, ran his own garage.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1924 Summer Olympics Rugby (Rugby) Rugby, Men Olympic France 2 Silver Representing France