Achille Paroche

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Achille Paroche
Personal information
Born(1868-03-01)1 March 1868
Sery, Ardennes, France
Died27 May 1933(1933-05-27) (aged 65)
Signy-l'Abbaye, France
Sport
SportSports shooting

Nicolas Achille Paroche (1 March 1868 – 27 May 1933) was a French sport shooter who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and 1920 Summer Olympics.[1]

In 1900 at Paris and won a total of four Olympic medals. He won the gold medal in the military rifle (prone) competition, two silver medals in the military pistol individual and team events and a bronze medal with the French team in the military rifle team competition. He was also seventh in the individual military rifle, 3 positions event, 16th in the military rifle, kneeling event and 19th in the military rifle, standing event.

Twenty years later at Antwerp he won a silver medal in the Team 300 m military rifle (prone) event. He was also fourth in the team military rifle, 300 m + 600 m event, fifth in the individual 300 m military rifle, prone event, in the team 50 m small bore rifle event, in the team 300 m military rifle, standing event and in the team 600 m military rifle event and seventh in the team free rifle event. He also participated in the individual 300 m free rifle, 3 positions event, in the individual 300 m military rifle, standing event and in the individual 50 m small bore rifle event, but his placement in those competitions is unknown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Achille Paroche". Sports Reference. Retrieved 14 December 2014.

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