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Félix, Count Goblet d'Alviella

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFélix Albert•Goblet d'Alviella
Used nameFélix, Count•Goblet d'Alviella
Born26 May 1884 in Ixelles (BEL)
Died7 February 1957 in Bruxelles (Brussels) (BEL)
Title(s)Count
NOC(s) Belgium

Biography

Count Félix Goblet D’Alviella participated in the 1920 and 1924 Olympic Games, winning a silver medal in the team épée event at Antwerpen. He was a lawyer by profession and editor of the Revue de Belgique. He also wrote several books on forestry. After World War II Count Goblet d’Alviella became President of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) from 1946-56. His father, Eugène Félicien Albert was a liberal senator and rector of the Universite Libre de Bruxelles, while his son Jean became mayor of Court-Saint-Étienne. Félix, Count Goblet d’Alviella was also active as a municipal councilor.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1920 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Individual, Men Olympic =10 Representing Belgium    
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic Belgium 2 Silver
  Sabre, Individual, Men Olympic 7 p2 r2/3
1924 Summer Olympics Fencing Sabre, Team, Men Olympic Belgium 3 p1 r2/4 Representing Belgium    

Organization roles

Role Organization Tenure Details
President Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique 1946—1956 Representing Belgium    

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