Category:Étienne Desmarteau

English: Étienne Desmarteau (4 February 1873 - 29 October 1905 in Boucherville, Quebec, Canada) was a Canadian athlete, winner of the weight throwing event at the 1904 Summer Olympics. For some time, it was thought that Desmarteau was the first Olympic champion from Canada, but it was later discovered that 1900 champion George Orton, who ran for an American university, was also Canadian.
Français : Étienne Desmarteau, ( Boucherville, Québec, ) est un athlète québécois. Il a remporté la médaille d'or aux Jeux olympiques d'été de Saint-Louis de 1904 au lancer du poids de 56 livres.

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