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Jéhan de Buhan

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 3
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameHenri Jéhan Éric Joseph Marie•de Buhan
Used nameJéhan•de Buhan
Nick/petnamesHenry
Born5 April 1912 in Bordeaux, Gironde (FRA)
Died14 September 1999 in Bordeaux, Gironde (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Jéhan Buhan was a top foil fencer in the years after the war. He won three gold medals at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics, adding two team titles at the 1947 and 1951 World Championships. He won a third world title in the épée (1947), as well as five silver World Championship medals.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Fencing FRA Jéhan de Buhan
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) France 1 Gold
1952 Summer Olympics Fencing FRA Jéhan de Buhan
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 5
Foil, Team, Men (Olympic) France 1 Gold

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