Roger François

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Roger François
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Roger François at the 1928 Olympics
Personal information
Born 7 October 1900
Romans-sur-Isère, France
Died 15 February 1949 (aged 48)
Paris, France
Height 1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Sport Weightlifting
Club SA Montmartroise, Paris

Roger François (7 October 1900 – 15 February 1949) was a French weightlifter. He competed at the 1924, 1928 and 1932 Summer Olympics in the middleweight category (under 75 kg) and finished in sixth, first and fourth place, respectively. François won the world title in 1922 and set seven world records between 1922 and 1928: two in the press, four in the snatch, and one in the total. Four of those records were unofficial.[1][2]

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