Rugby union at the 1920 Summer Olympics
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|Men's rugby union
at the Games of the VII Olympiad
|Competitors||33 from 2 nations|
Rugby union at the 1920 Summer Olympics was played in Antwerp. Two nations entered the rugby union event at the 1920 Summer Olympics — France and the United States. The French team were very much thought to be assured of the gold medal and came in as raging favourites in the event. However, the United States team caused a shock, defeating France in the only game eight points to nil.
|Rugby union|| United States (USA)
Coach/Trainer: Harry Maloney
| France (FRA)
did not play the game
Rugby Commissioner and President of the California Rugby Union, Harry Maloney was Coach and Trainer
- James Fitzpatrick is missing in the IOC medal database but he did compete in the match.
- James Winston is listed in the IOC medal database but he did not participate.
- Bill Muldoon was also a squad member of the American team but did not compete (and is not listed in the IOC medal database).
- Raymond Berrurier is listed in the IOC medal database but he did not participate.
- Constant Lamaignière, Eugène Soulié, and Robert Thierry were squad members for the French team but they did not play (and were not listed in the IOC medal database).
- Morris Kirksey also won gold for the United States in the 4x100 metre relay at these games.
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