Roger Ducret

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Roger Ducret
Roger Ducret 1930.jpg
Ducret in 1930
Personal information
Born2 April 1888
Paris, France
Died8 January 1962 (aged 73)
Paris, France
Sport
SportFencing
ClubSalle Bouché

Roger Ducret (2 April 1888 – 8 January 1962) was a French fencer who competed at the 1920, 1924 and 1928 Olympics. At the 1924 Summer Olympics he entered five events out of six and earned a gold or silver medal in each of them, winning individual medals in all three competitive fencing disciplines: épée, foil and sabre. During his times, only one fencer did better, the ItalianNedo Nadi won five gold medals at the 1920 Summer Olympics.

During World War I Ducret was a prisoner of war. After retiring from competitions he worked as a journalist for Le Figaro, L'Echo des Sports and other newspapers.[1]

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  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Roger Ducret". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.