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Léonhard "Léon" Quaglia - Born 1896

Quaglia played for the France men's national ice Hockey team at the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, the 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, and the 1928 Winter Olympics in St. Moritz.

Quaglia won a silver medal at the 1923 European Championship and was also the tournament's top scorer, finishing with 10 goals.

At the 1924 European Championship, he won a gold medal with France and scored the game-winning goal against Sweden in the final.

At the club level, he won the French Championship with Chamonix Hockey Club in 1923 and 1930.

In 1925 he won the Italian Championship with Hockey Club Milano.

He was inducted into the French Ice Hockey Hall of Fame in 2010.

Quaglia also competed as a speed skater at the Winter Olympics in 1924 and 1928.

Quaglia was French speed skating champion 16 times.

Quaglia beat the France National record for speed skating in the 1,500 meters , the 5,000 meters and 10,000 meters at France championships speed of 1923.

Quaglia Personal Bests\: 500 – 48.4 (1924); 1500 – 2:37.0 (1924); 5000 – 9:07.0 (1928); 10000 – 18:25.0 (1924).

Quaglia's exploits are remembered in the annual Trophée Léon Quaglia, a short-track speed skating event held annually in Chamonix.

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