Eugène Balme

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Eugène Balme
Personal information
Born(1874-11-22)22 November 1874
Oullins, France
Died24 February 1914(1914-02-24) (aged 39)
Paris, France
SportSports shooting

Eugène Jean François Balme (22 November 1874 – 24 February 1914) was a French shooter who competed at the 1900 Summer Olympics and 1908 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was born in Oullins and died in Paris. He committed suicide by shooting himself.[1]

In 1900 at Paris he won the bronze medal in the 25 metre rapid fire pistol event.

Eight years later at London he won another bronze medal in the team free rifle event and was fourth in team military rifle event.


  1. ^ a b "Sports Reference: Eugène Balme". Sports Reference. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 16 February 2014.

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