Maurice Salomez

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Olympic Games (non-medal events)
Full nameMaurice Gustave Fernand•Salomez
Used nameMaurice•Salomez
Born10 April 1880 in Paris XVIIe, Paris (FRA)
Died7 August 1916 in Ville-sur-Cousances, Meuse (FRA)
Measurements176 cm
AffiliationsRacing CF, Paris (FRA)
NOC France


Maurice Salomez ran several middle-distance events at the 1900 Paris Olympics, without distinction. He was second in the 800 m at the 1901 French championships. Salomez competed for the Racing Club de France. In World War I Salomez served as a medic and a major in the 246e Régiment d’Infanterie. He was killed while serving in a field hospital in Ville-sur-Cousances, Meuse, France. Salomez is remembered with a plaque on the town hall in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

Personal Best: 800 – unknown.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1900 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Maurice Salomez
800 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h1 r1/2
400 metres, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) AC h4 r1/2
800 metres, Handicap, Men (Olympic (non-medal)) 4 h3 r1/2

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