Émile Sarrade

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameÉmile Pierre•Sarrade
Used nameÉmile•Sarrade
Born10 March 1877 in Paris IIIe, Paris (FRA)
Died14 October 1953 in Paris XVIe, Paris (FRA)
AffiliationsRacing CF, Paris (FRA)
NOC France


Émile Sarrade competed in both rugby football and tug-of-war at the 1900 Olympics, winning a gold medal in rugby and a silver medal in tug-of-war. He represented the Racing Club de France from 1989-1902, winning French rugby titles with them in 1900 and 1902. He was an all-around athlete, also competing in golf, race walking, and rowing. Sarrade was an industrialist by profession, working in the steel industry in the family firm founded by his father in 1880.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Rugby (Rugby) FRA Émile Sarrade
Rugby, Men (Olympic) Union des Sociétés Français de Sports Athletiques 1 Gold
Tug-Of-War FRA Émile Sarrade
Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic) Racing Club de France 2 Silver