Patrick Journoud

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full namePatrick Charles•Journoud
Used namePatrick•Journoud
Born27 April 1964 in Casablanca (MAR)
Died16 January 2015 in Perpignan, Pyrénées-Orientales (FRA)
Measurements190 cm / 103 kg
AffiliationsMCJ Salon-de-Provence
NOC France


Patrick Journoud started in sports in the Midi-Pyrenees league, and set five French junior records with the discus, bringing it to 56.26. He won a bronze medal at the 1983 European Junior Championships. His senior career was based in Provence, where he earned 24 caps and competed at both the 1987 World Championships and 1988 Olympics. He improved the French senior record to 63.02 and won the French national title in 1988-90.

Personal Best: DT – 63.02 (1988).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1988 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Patrick Journoud
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 18 r1/2