|Type||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Born||18 October 1902 in Narbonne, Aude (FRA)|
|Died||8 January 1955 in Narbonne, Aude (FRA)|
|Measurements||178 cm / 98 kg|
|Affiliations||RC Narbonne, Narbonne (FRA)|
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.
|1924 Summer Olympics||Rugby (Rugby)||Rugby, Men||Olympic||France||2||Silver||Representing France|