The 1920 French Olympic Weightlifting Team

Posted on Sunday, May 22nd, 2022 by John Wood
A look at the 1920 French Olympic Weightlifting team. Ten weightlifters, two in each weight class, represented France at the 1920 Antwerp Olympic Games.

From left to right: Joseph Duchateau (Heavyweight), Maurice Devene (Light-Heavyweight), Henri Gance (Middleweight), Paul Ledran (Middleweight), Jean Vacquette (Lightweight), Fernand Arnout (Lightweight), Ernest Cadine (Light-Heavyweight), Andre Delloue (Featherweight), Jean Ducher (Featherweight). Not pictured: Louis Bernot (Heavyweight).

Cadine and Gance both won Gold Medals and Bernot won Bronze. France was the only country that year to win two championships.

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