Roger Basset

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameAndré Roger•Basset
Used nameRoger•Basset
Born3 May 1881 in Lyon, Rhône (FRA)
Died18 September 1918 in Glennes, Aisne (FRA)
Measurements168 cm
AffiliationsRacing CF, Paris (FRA)
NOC France


Roger Basset won a silver medal in tug-of-war at the 1900 Paris Olympics. He competed for Racing Club de France. In athletics Basset also competed in the handicap shot put event, placing second. He was born in Paris, in the 3rd arrondissement, but nothing else is known of his life.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Tug-Of-War FRA Roger Basset
Tug-Of-War, Men (Olympic) Racing Club de France 2 Silver
Athletics FRA Roger Basset
Shot Put, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 2