Alphonse Meignant

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAlphonse Adrien•Meignant
Used nameAlphonse•Meignant
Born27 March 1882 in Paris XIe, Paris (FRA)
Died4 November 1914 in Sint-Elooi (BEL)
AffiliationsSN Bayonne, Bayonne (FRA)
NOC France


Alphonse Meignant did his national service with the 31e Bataillon de Chasseurs à Pied from 1903-05. He later became a top rower, competing for Société Nautique de Bayonne, and racing at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics in coxed fours. In August 1914 Meignant was called up to his old regiment as a private second class. He was killed during the First Battle of Ypres in November 1914.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1912 Summer Olympics Rowing FRA Alphonse Meignant
Coxed Fours, Inriggers, Men (Olympic) Société Nautique de Bayonne 2 h3 r1/3

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