André Devaux

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André Devaux
André Devaux 1913.jpg
Devaux in 1913
Personal information
Born 4 August 1894
Laon, France
Died 28 February 1981 (aged 86)
Chaumont, France
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 m
Club Racing Club de France, Paris

Jean André Devaux (4 August 1894 – 28 February 1981) was a French sprinter. In 1914 he won the national 400 m title, and in 1920 he was part of the French 4 × 400 m relay that won an Olympic bronze medal. He missed the 1924 Games due to an injury.[1]

Devaux was an inspector of postal services and telecommunications and an accomplished writer, the author of 1954 book La Gerbe et le Fagot.[1]


  1. ^ a b André Devaux.