Maurice Lecoq

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Maurice Lecoq
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Full name Maurice Marie Lecoq
Born(1854-03-26)26 March 1854
Angers, France
Died 16 December 1925(1925-12-16) (aged 71)
Angers, France
Sport
Sport Sports shooting

Maurice Marie Lecoq (26 March 1854 – 16 December 1925) was a French sport shooter who competed in the late 19th century and early 20th century. He participated in Shooting at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris and won a silver medal with the French military pistol team and a bronze medal in the military rifle team. He also competed at the 1906 Intercalated Games and the 1908 Summer Olympics. [1]

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References

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Maurice Lecoq". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC . Retrieved 2014-02-09.