Roger Ducret

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Roger Ducret
Roger Ducret 1930.jpg
Ducret in 1930
Personal information
Born 2 April 1888
Paris, France
Died 8 January 1962 (aged 73)
Paris, France
Sport
Sport Fencing
Club Salle 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. ^ "Roger Ducret". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.