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Henri LaBorde

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameHenri Jean•LaBorde
Used nameHenri•LaBorde
Born11 September 1909 in San Francisco, California (USA)
Died16 September 1993 in Portland, Oregon (USA)
Measurements183 cm / 95 kg
AffiliationsOlympic Club, San Francisco (USA)
NOC United States


After placing second in the 1932 Olympic discus, Henri Laborde of Stanford took both the NCAA and the IC4A titles in 1933. Later that season, while on a European tour, he threw 165-3½ (50.38) in Dusseldorf, which was a career best for Laborde and the best throw in the world in 1933. LaBorde finished third at the AAU Meet for three consecutive years, 1932-34. He also competed in the shot put. His career was as a salesman for a soap manufacturer.

Personal Best: DT - 50.38 (1933).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Athletics USA Henri LaBorde
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver