Jacques Cariou

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Jacques Cariou
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Jacques Cariou at the 1912 Olympics
Personal information
Born 23 September 1870
Peumérit, France
Died 7 October 1951 (aged 81)
Boulogne-Billancourt, Hauts-de-Seine, France
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Country France
Sport Horse riding

Jacques Cariou (23 September 1870 – 7 October 1951)[1] was a French show jumping champion. Cariou participated at the 1912 Summer Olympics held in Stockholm, where he won a gold medal in the individual jumping, a silver medal in team jumping with the horse Mignon, and a bronze medal in individual three-day eventing with the horse Cocotte.[2]


  1. ^ Jacques Cariou's Archived 13 November 2011 at the Wayback Machine.. Sports Reference.com
  2. ^ "1912 Summer Olympics – Stockholm, Sweden – Equestrian" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 5 September 2008)