Xavier Eluère

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameXavier Marie Louis Antoine•Eluère
Used nameXavier•Eluère
Born8 September 1897 in Issé, Loire-Atlantique (FRA)
Died5 February 1967 in Saint-Privat-des-Prés, Dordogne (FRA)
NOC France


Xavier Eluère was French amateur champion in the heavyweight class in 1920 and 1921. After that, he fought as a professional for two years, winning 7 of his 10 fights. He came from a very athletic family. His cousin Alfred Eluère was a rugby player and competed together with his brother in 1920 at Antwerpen, and his uncle Louis was president of the Stade Nantais Université Club. Xavier Eluère later worked as a street peddler.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Boxing FRA Xavier Eluère
Heavyweight, Men (Olympic) 3 Bronze

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