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Roger François

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameJoseph Roger•François
Used nameRoger•François
Born7 October 1900 in Romans-sur-Isère, Drôme (FRA)
Died15 February 1949 in Paris, Paris (FRA)
Measurements167 cm / 73 kg
AffiliationsSA Montmartroise, Paris (FRA)
NOC(s) France

Biography

Roger François had the following podium finishes at major championships: 1st in the 1928 Olympics Middleweight class (335.0 kg); 1st in the 1922 World Championships Light-Heavyweight class. He set seven world records in the middleweight and light-heavyweight class – two in the press, four in the snatch, and one in the total.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1924 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Middleweight, Men Olympic 6 Representing France    
1928 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Middleweight, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing France    
1932 Summer Olympics Weightlifting Middleweight, Men Olympic 4 Representing France    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1924 Summer Olympics 22 – 23 July 1924 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #1 87.5 AC
1924 Summer Olympics 22 – 23 July 1924 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 82.5 AC
1924 Summer Olympics 22 – 23 July 1924 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 107.5 AC
1924 Summer Olympics 22 – 23 July 1924 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, 1-Hand Snatch) One-Hand Snatch, Lift #1 65.0 AC
1924 Summer Olympics 22 – 23 July 1924 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, 1-Hand Clean & Jerk) One-Hand Clean & Jerk, Lift #1 75.0 AC
1928 Summer Olympics 28 – 29 July 1928 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Triathlon) Final Standings 330.0 1
1928 Summer Olympics 28 – 29 July 1928 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Triathlon) Final Standings 335.0 1
1928 Summer Olympics 28 – 29 July 1928 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #2 100.0 AC
1928 Summer Olympics 28 – 29 July 1928 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Military Press) Military Press, Lift #3 102.5 AC
1928 Summer Olympics 28 – 29 July 1928 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #1 95.0 AC
1928 Summer Olympics 28 – 29 July 1928 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #2 100.0 AC
1928 Summer Olympics 28 – 29 July 1928 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Snatch) Snatch, Lift #3 102.5 AC
1928 Summer Olympics 28 – 29 July 1928 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Clean & Jerk) Clean & Jerk, Lift #2 130.0 AC
1932 Summer Olympics 31 July 1932 Weightlifting Middleweight, Men (≤75 kg, Triathlon) Final Standings 335.0 4