Henri LaBorde

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Henri LaBorde
Henri LaBorde 1931.jpg
Henri LaBorde in 1931
Personal information
BornSeptember 11, 1909
San Francisco, United States
DiedSeptember 16, 1993 (aged 84)
Portland, United States
Alma materStanford University
Height183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Discus throw, shot put
ClubOlympic Club, San Francisco
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)DT – 50.38 (1933)[1][2]

Henri Jean LaBorde (September 11, 1909 – September 16, 1993) was an American discus thrower who won a silver medal at the 1932 Olympics.He attended Lowell High School in an Francisco. Next year he won the NCAA and the IC4A titles and had a world's best throw of 50.38 m while on a European tour in Düsseldorf.[1] He also occasionally competed in the shot put.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Henri LaBorde Archived December 12, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Henri LaBorde. trackfield.brinkster.net