Charles Devendeville

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Charles Devendeville
Medal record
Men's swimming
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1900 Paris Underwater

Charles Devendeville (8 March 1882 in Lesquin – 19 September 1914 in Reims) was a French swimmer and Olympic champion. He competed at the 1900 Olympic Games in Paris, where he received a gold medal in the underwater swimming.[1][2] He died of injuries during the First World War, at age 32.[3]

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  1. ^ "1900 Olympics – Paris, France – Swimming" (Retrieved on August 30, 2008)
  2. ^ "Charles Devendeville". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015. 
  3. ^ "Olympians Who Were Killed or Missing in Action or Died as a Result of War". Sports Reference. Retrieved 3 August 2015.