Constant Bucher

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games • Non-starter
Full nameConstant Charles•Bucher
Used nameConstant•Bucher
Born6 February 1900 in Payerne, Vaud (SUI)
Died11 March 1985 in Lausanne, Vaud (SUI)
AffiliationsCercle des Sports, Lausanne (SUI)
NOC Switzerland


Constant Bucher was a Swiss track and field athlete who represented Cercle des Sports in Lausanne. Bucher competed in the decathlon at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics where he finished in 10th place, with a best individual result of fifth place in the 100 metres. Sticking with the multi-event disciplines, he returned to the Olympics four years later in Paris, finishing 15th in the decathlon and 22nd in the pentathlon. Bucher was listed as a reserve for the Swiss relay team in the 4 × 100 metres at the 1936 Berlin Olympics but did not run in the race.

Personal Best: Dec – 5268 (1924).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Athletics SUI Constant Bucher
Decathlon, Men (Olympic) 10
1924 Summer Olympics Athletics SUI Constant Bucher
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) DNS
Pentathlon, Men (Olympic) 22
Decathlon, Men (Olympic) 15
1936 Summer Olympics Athletics SUI Constant Bucher
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Switzerland DNS