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Charles Pacôme

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameCharles Bénoni Louis•Pacôme
Used nameCharles•Pacôme
Born5 November 1902 in Bergues, Nord (FRA)
Died1 October 1978 in Wasquehal, Nord (FRA)
NOC(s) France

Biography

Charles Pacôme was particularly successful at the Olympics. After winning the silver medal in 1928 he added a gold medal in 1932, both in lightweight freestyle. His only other international medal came at the 1931 European Championship with a bronze in welterweight freestyle. He was a lawyer, but he also attended the conservatory in Lille and won several prizes as a violinist. His father Bénoni had already been a well-known international wrestler.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1928 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Freestyle, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing France    
1932 Summer Olympics Wrestling Lightweight, Freestyle, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing France