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André Tison

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Competed in Intercalated Games
SexMale
Full nameAndré Alfred•Tison
Used nameAndré•Tison
Born26 February 1885 in Paris, Paris (FRA)
Died25 December 1963 in Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne (FRA)
Measurements196 cm
AffiliationsRacing CF, Paris (FRA) / PUC, Paris (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

André Tison competed for TC Sceaux (up to 1895), Racing CF (1897-1912), and Paris UC (from 1913 onwards). He was French champion in shot put (1905, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1911, 1913, and 1914) and discus throw (1907-1914 and 1920) and finished second in shot put (1909, 1912, 1919, and 1920) and javelin throw (1913) and third in discus throw (1919). Tison set French records in shot put (1905 with 12.46 m, 1907 with 12.75 m, 1908 with 12.81 m, and 1909 with 13.145 m) and discus throw (1908 with 39.13 m, 1909 with 41.25 m, and 1913 with 41.58 m).

Personal Bests: SP – 13.495 (1910); DT – 41.90 (1909).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1906 Intercalated Games Athletics FRA André Tison
Standing Long Jump, Men (Intercalated) 22
Shot Put, Men (Intercalated) 4
Discus Throw, Men (Intercalated) 5
Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men (Intercalated) DNS
1908 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA André Tison
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) AC
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 8
Discus Throw, Greek Style, Men (Olympic) DNS
1912 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA André Tison
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) 9
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 30
Javelin Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
1920 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA André Tison
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) DNS
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 11 r1/2