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Gaston AUMOITTE

French Gaston AUMOITTE

Olympic medalist of croquet in 1900

Source :  Aurélie FAVRE-BRUNFrançois RIPARTEdwige PRACA

Born: on December 19, 1884 in Hanoï, Viet Nam
Died: on December 30, 1957 in Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, Gironde, France


Biography

Gaston Achille Louis Aumoitte (born 19 December 1884 in Hanoi, Vietnam; died 30 December 1957 in Sainte-Foy-la-Grande, France) was a French croquet player and Olympic champion. He received a gold medal in Singles, one ball at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris.[1][2]

He also received a gold medal in Doubles (with Georges Johin), as the only participants in that competition.

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