Henri Deglane

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Henri Deglane
Born (1902-06-22)22 June 1902
Limoges, France
Died 7 July 1975(1975-07-07) (aged 73)
Chamalières, France
Henri Deglane
Medal record
Men's Greco-Roman wrestling
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1924 Paris Heavyweight

Henri Deglane (22 June 1902 – 7 July 1975) was a French wrestler. He was an Olympic Champion in Greco-Roman wrestling and AWA World Champion.

In July 1937 in Paris, France, Deglane lost his European Heavyweight Championship title to American Al Pereira.[1]

He was inducted into the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame in 2013 for his accomplishments in professional wrestling.[2]


Deglane competed at the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris and won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling, the heavyweight class.[3]

Championships and accomplishments[edit]