Joseph Musch

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter
SexMale
Full nameJoseph B.•Musch
Used nameJoseph•Musch
Born12 October 1893 in Sint-Gillis-Waas (BEL)
Died25 September 1971
AffiliationsUnion Saint-Gilloise, Forest (BEL)
NOC Belgium

Biography

Joseph Musch started as a youth player at Uccle Sports. He won three Belgian Championship titles (1910, 1913, 1923) with Union Saint-Gilloise, twice winning the cup (1913-14). He played for this club from 1909-14, and again after World War I from 1919-28, a total 258 matches in Belgium’s First Division, scoring 113 goals. Internationally, Musch earned 24 caps from 1911-24, scoring three goals. At age 17, he was one of the youngest Belgian nationals ever. At Paris in 1924 Musch was a substitute but did not play.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Football (Football) BEL Joseph Musch
Football, Men (Olympic) Belgium 1 Gold
1924 Summer Olympics Football (Football) BEL Joseph Musch
Football, Men (Olympic) Belgium DNS