Émile Ali-Khan

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Émile Ali-Khan
Émile Ali-Khan 1920.jpg
Émile Ali-Khan in 1920
Personal information
Born 6 June 1902
Died 1960
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 69 kg (152 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 m
Club Nice Sports Athlétique,
US de Villefranche-sur-Mer,
AS Cannes
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m – 10.8 (1920)

Emile Ali-Khan (6 June 1902 – 1960) was a French sprinter. He competed at the 1920 Summer Olympics in the 100 m and 4×100 metre relay events and finished in fifth and second place, respectively. The same year he won the national title in the 100 m and equalled the world record over 60 metres (6.8 s).[1]

Ali-Khan started training in sprint while studying at the Lycée Masséna in Nice. He stopped competing individually in 1921, but continued to run relay races.[1]


  1. ^ a b Émile Ali-Khan. sports-reference.com