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Émile Champion

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameÉmile Adolphe Eugène•Champion
Used nameÉmile•Champion
Born23 March 1879 in Laval, Mayenne (FRA)
AffiliationsRacing CF, Paris (FRA)
NOC(s) France

Biography

Émile Champion ran the marathon at the 1900 Paris Olympics but little else is known about his athletic career. He competed for Racing Club de France. Champion served in the 150th Régiment d’Infanterie in the town of St. Mihiel, in the Meuse. He later became a commercial employee in Trouville. He is not known to be related to Francis Champion, a well-known professional runner of the era.

Personal Best: Mar – unknown.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1900 Summer Olympics Athletics Marathon, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing France