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Michel Salesse

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMichel Jean Frédéric•Salesse
Used nameMichel•Salesse
Born3 January 1955 in Al-Jaza'ir (Algiers) (ALG)
Measurements180 cm / 67 kg
NOC(s) France

Biography

Michel Salesse competed left-handed. He had polio as a child and his right arm was shriveled and mostly without function. Salesse was a member of the gold medal winning French men’s epee teams at the 1982 and 1983 World Championships

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1980 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Team, Men Olympic France 1 Gold Representing France    
1984 Summer Olympics Fencing Épée, Team, Men Olympic France 2 Silver Representing France    

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