Georges Trombert

Biographical information

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


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 NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Fencing FRA Georges Trombert
Foil, Individual, Men (Olympic) 10
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) DNF p2 r1/3
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) France 2 Silver
1924 Summer Olympics Fencing FRA Georges Trombert
Sabre, Team, Men (Olympic) France DNS