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Yves Delacour

Full name: Yves Christian Victor Delacour
Gender: Male
Born: March 15, 1930 in Le Perreux-sur-Marne, Val-de-Marne, France
Died: March 14, 2014
Affiliations: Société d'Encouragement du Sport Nautique, Nogent-sur-Marne (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Yves Delacour played football before taking up rowing and canoeing with Société d'Encouragement du Sport Nautique just after World War II. The high point of his career was the 1956 Olympics, where he won a bronze in coxless fours. Delacour also competed at six consecutive European Rowing Championships starting in 1954, his best finish a fifth. Domestically Delacour won three French rowing titles (1952 and 1955 coxed eights, 1959 coxless fours) and two French canoeing titles (1953, 1957).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Rowing Men's Coxless Fours France FRA 3 Bronze

Men's Coxless Fours

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit T
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Rowing France FRA Final Round 7:20.9
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Rowing France FRA Semi-Finals Heat One 8:08.4
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Rowing France FRA Round One Repêchage Heat Two 7:44.0
1956 Summer 26 Melbourne Rowing France FRA Round One Heat Two 7:11.8
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