- MLA 8TH EDITION
- Duperreault, Jean R.. "Étienne Desmarteau". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 04 March 2015, Historica Canada. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/etienne-desmarteau. Accessed 21 February 2019.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- Duperreault, J., Étienne Desmarteau (2015). In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/etienne-desmarteau
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- Duperreault, Jean R., "Étienne Desmarteau". In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published August 05, 2008; last modified March 04, 2015. https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/etienne-desmarteau
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- Jean R. Duperreault, The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "Étienne Desmarteau", last modified March 04, 2015, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/etienne-desmarteau
|Article by||Jean R. Duperreault|
|Published Online||August 5, 2008|
|Last Edited||March 4, 2015|
Étienne Desmarteau, strongman (b at Boucherville, Qué 4 Feb 1873; d at Montréal 29 Oct 1905). A Montréal policeman, Étienne Desmarteau excelled in tug-of-war and weight-throwing events and was
Étienne Desmarteau captured the gold medal in the 56-lb throw at the 1904 St Louis Olympics. Strongman Étienne Desmarteau, gold medallist in the 56-lb throw at the 1904 St Louis Olympics. Desmarteau died of typhoid fever later that year. A Montreal park was named in his honour in 1972, as was a sports centre in 1976, prior to the opening of the Montreal Olympics (courtesy Canada's Sports Hall of Fame, www.sportshall.ca).