Rio 2016
-713 days
Pyeongchang 2018
-1266 days
Tokyo 2020
-2162 days
DEGLANE Henri (1902-1975) France / Wrestling
Popular with the Parisians during the 1924 games, the French wrestler Henri Deglane laid down the law to Finland's Rosenqist in the final for the 100 kg division. When the latter was declared to have won, the French delegation lodged a protest.The judges deemed that the combat should carry on for an extra six minutes, and the end of which the Frenchman was champion.Deglane, however, was to leave Olympic wrestling for all-in wrestling, which was, at the time, more attractive from a financial point of view.
Copyright Dicolympic - Contact - Conception WFHCustoms