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Charles Thaon

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameCharles Amedee•Thaon
Used nameCharles•Thaon
Born3 September 1910 in Nice, Alpes-Maritimes (FRA)
Died12 February 2000 in Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine (FRA)
Affiliations?, Paris (FRA)
NOC France


Charles Thaon set a French record in the 500 m with his personal best of 46.8 sec. Later he acted as Secretary General of the Fédération francaise des sports de Glace (French Federation of Ice Sports).

Personal Bests: 500 – 46.8 (1929); 1500 – 2:44.2 (1928); 5000 – 10:09.0 (1927).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1928 Winter Olympics Speed Skating (Skating) FRA Charles Thaon
500 metres, Men (Olympic) =28
1,500 metres, Men (Olympic) 26
5,000 metres, Men (Olympic) 30