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Raoul Paoli

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter
SexMale
Full nameJacques Marie Lucien Raoul•Simonpaoli
Used nameRaoul•Paoli
Other namesRaoul Simonpaoli
Born24 November 1887 in Courtalain, Eure-et-Loir (FRA)
Died23 March 1960 in Paris XIVe, Paris (FRA)
Measurements186 cm / 125 kg
AffiliationsMétropolitain Club Colombes, Colombes (FRA) / Stade français, Paris (FRA) / Olympique de Paris, Paris (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Also a national champion in boxing. Won a French national rugby championship with Stade Français and played 3 matches at back for the French national rugby team in 1911-12, scoring one try.

Personal Bests: SP – 14.69 (1926); DT – 39.90 (1917).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Raoul Paoli
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) DNS
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men (Olympic) DNS
Javelin Throw, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Raoul Paoli
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) 16
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
Javelin Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
Pentathlon, Men (Olympic) DNS
Decathlon, Men (Olympic) DNS
Wrestling FRA Raoul Paoli
Heavyweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC r2/7
1920 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Raoul Paoli
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) 12 r1/2
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
1924 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Raoul Paoli
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) 9
1928 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Raoul Paoli
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) 18 r1/2
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 29 r1/2

Other participations

Games Role NOC As
1912 Summer Olympics Flagbearer at the Opening Ceremony FRA Raoul Paoli