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Early and personal life
Salmon was born in Marcinelle, in the city of Charleroi, in Belgium, and was Jewish. He married Fernande Ermens, and lived in Etterbeek. He was killed in World War I in a bombing by a German plane, and was buried in Westvleteren.
Olympic fencing career
Salmon represented Belgium at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics, competing in three events, winning a gold medal in team épée. He also competed in two individual events, but was eliminated in the first round of both the individual foil and individual sabre. The team included artist Jacques Ochs.
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