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Armand MASSARD

France
TeamFrance
FencingFencing
Olympic Medals
1G
1S
1B
Games Participations3
First Olympic GamesAntwerp 1920
Year of Birth1884

Biography

Armand Massard competed in fencing at the 1920-28 Olympics, winning three medals, including a gold medal in individual épée in 1920. Massard was a journalist who served as editor-in-chief, at varying times, of ¬La Presse, La Liberté, and Le Figaro. He was President of the French National Olympic Committee from 1933-67, and served as President of the French Fencing Federation. He also served as Vice-President of the Municipal Council of Paris. Massard was co-opted onto the IOC in September 1946, resigning in 1969, after which he was named an Honorary Member. He served on the Executive Board in 1950-51 and 1956-57, and was Vice-President of the IOC from 1952-55.

Olympic Results

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