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Eugène Balme

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameEugène Jean François•Balme
Used nameEugène•Balme
Born22 November 1874 in Oullins, Rhône (FRA)
Died24 February 1914 in near Paris, Paris (FRA)
Measurements170 cm
AffiliationsCercle des Carabiniers de Paris
NOC France


Eugène Balme was an engineer with the Thomson-Houston Electric Company. He killed himself using two pistols following a neurasthenia attack in his home.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Shooting FRA Eugène Balme
Free Rifle, Three Positions, 300 metres, Team, Men (Olympic) France 3 Bronze
Military Rifle, 200/500/600/800/900/1,000 yards, Team, Men (Olympic) France 4

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