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Georges Trombert

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 2
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGeorges Auguste Ernest•Trombert
Used nameGeorges•Trombert
Born10 August 1874 in Genève (Geneva) (SUI)
Died27 February 1949 in Lyon, Rhône (FRA)
NOC(s) France


Georges Trombert was French épée champion in 1911. He was the son of the director of Amphions-les-Bains. After his fencing career, Trombert worked in various careers. He was a salesperson, an engineer, and a publicist, and later became a radio host at Radio-Lyon and the author of several police and serial novels, writing under various pseudonyms. He was also made a Chevalier of the Legion d’Honneur on 27 December 1923, for his service in World War I.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1920 Summer Olympics Fencing Foil, Individual, Men Olympic 10 Representing France    
  Foil, Team, Men Olympic France 2 Silver
  Épée, Individual, Men Olympic 7 p2 r3/4
  Épée, Team, Men Olympic France 3 Bronze
  Sabre, Individual, Men Olympic AC p2 r1/3
  Sabre, Team, Men Olympic France 2 Silver

Research notes

From Lyon.

Georges Trombert Biographie

Champion de France d’escrime. Chroniqueur à “Radio-Lyon”. Auteur de romans policiers et populaires sous divers pseudonymes.

Created: Taavi Kalju at October 30, 2010 07:45, Last edited: Taavi Kalju at October 30, 2010 17:02