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Jack Néel

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJack Félix•Néel
Used nameJack•Néel
Born28 February 1907 in Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire (FRA)
Died16 January 1973 in Paris XIIe, Paris (FRA)
NOC France


Together with his compatriot Pierre Vago, French architect Jack Neel received an Honorable Mention for his work Centre Social de la Jeunesse et des Sports de la Commune de Levallois at the 1948 London Olympics in the Art Competitions in the category Architecture, Designs For Town Planning. He started his studies at the Regional School of Architecture of Lyon in 1925 and was admitted to the École des Beaux-Art in Paris in 1930. He graduated in 1935 with a community center and a small church. He worked as an architect in Paris 1938-67 and was a member of Société des architectes diplômés du gouvernement (S.A.D.G.) from 1937-56. Amongst others, he was involved in the construction of the Kellermann Building, built as part of the 1937 World’s Fair.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Art Competitions FRA Jack Néel
Architecture, Designs For Town Planning, Open (Olympic) Pierre Vago HM