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Jean COLLAS

France
TeamFrance
Olympic Medals
1G
1S
Games Participations1
First Olympic GamesParis 1900

Biography

Jean Collas competed in both rugby football and tug-of-war at the 1900 Olympics, winning a gold medal in rugby and a silver medal in tug-of-war. In rugby Collas played centre against Germany, and winger versus Great Britain. He represented the Racing Club de France, winning French rugby titles with them in 1900 and 1902. Collas was also a solid tennis player. He studied at Lycées Michelet and Condorcet. Collas received citations for his bravery as a sergeant during World War I. His career was as secretary of the Compagnie Fermière des Eaux de Vichy.

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