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Charles Lavaivre

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCharles•Lavaivre
Used nameCharles•Lavaivre
Born14 February 1905 in Chamonix, Haute-Savoie (FRA)
Died20 March 1967 in Chamonix, Haute-Savoie (FRA)
AffiliationsChamonix HC, Chamonix (FRA)
NOC France


Charles Lavaivre was from Chamonix and played goal for France at the 1924 Winter Olympics. There is little documentation of his career, but he played club hockey with Chamonix HC in the 1923/24 season. He was likely the son of Jean Lavaivre, the mayor of Chamonix in 1924. Charles owned the Hotel des Alps in Chamonix together with his two brothers, Jules and André.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1924 Winter Olympics Ice Hockey (Ice Hockey) FRA Charles Lavaivre
Ice Hockey, Men (Olympic) France =5