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|Olympic medal record|
|Competitor for France|
|Gold||1924 Paris||-67.5 kg|
He was born in Comines.
Decottignies won a gold medal in the lightweight class in 1924. He became French champion in 1921, 1923, and 1924. In memory of him, there is the yearly international tournament "Mémorial Edmond Decottignies" held in Comines.
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