Alexandros Touferis

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Silver 1896 Triple Jump

Alexandros Touferis was a French-Greek athlete in the triple jump who competed in the 1896 Summer Olympiad.

Touferis was born in Athens on June 8, 1876. He competed in the 1896 Olympics as Alexandre Tuffere for France, winning second place behind Connoly of the US.

Touferis set the Greek records in the high jump (1.60m) on May 8, 1902 and the triple jump (13.16m) on April 6, 1901.

Among his accomplishments were first-place finishes in the:

He saw action in WW I from 1914 until 1918.

Touferis died on March 4, 1958.