T-shirt Guillemot 1920

T-shirt 100% cotton drop needle

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3 reasons for choosing this t-shirt

  • The T-shirt in honor of Joseph Guillemot, 5000m champion in Anvers in 1920.
  • The comfort and the quality of the mesh.
  • Sold in a gift box with a hang tag detailing the shirt's history, written in association with the French Sports Museum.

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France 7,00 € - Offert à partir de 150 €
European Union 15,00 €
Other countries 30,00 €

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Guillemot 1920

Sports d’Epoque pays tribute to Joseph Guillemot, 5000m Champion in 1920.

It was no mean feat as he was gassed during WWI and had a damaged right lung. He was up against Paavo Nurmi, the Finnish athlete who was on a roll at the time with 3 gold medals so far in this competition, and nicknamed the flying Finn.

On the track at BEERSHOT stadium, with 300 m to go and with the Frenchman behind since the beginning of the race, he accelerated and caught up with Nurmi and passed him going over the finish line 20m ahead !  

He tried to do the same for the 10 000 metres but the race was moved forward and he had just eaten. Tortured by digestive problems and uncomfortable running shoes which were too big for him because someone had stolen his own shoes before the race. He still managed to win the silver medal!

Sports d’Epoque and its partner the National Sports Museum pay tribute to this Champion who, on this memorable day, wore the number 329.


  • T-shirt 100% cotton drop needle
  • Round neck. 
  • Stitched tag on the chest
  • Made in Europe.
  • Adulte sizes : XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL.
  • Color : White or retro blue
  • Sold in a gift box detailing the product's history.

Cleaning instructions

Machine washable at 30°C inside out, wash with like colours, risk of disgorging, gentle ironing, machine drying not recommended.

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