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Edgard Gijsen

Full name: Edgard Gijsen
Nickname(s): Belga
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 172 lbs (78 kg)
Born: January 29, 1940 in Antwerp, Antwerpen, Belgium
Died: July 31, 2008 in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Affiliations: Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro (BRA)
Country: BRA Brazil
Sport: Rowing

Biography

Edgard Gijsen had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1959 Pan American Games coxless pairs (with the non-Olympian Milton Bruno Meurer), 3rd in the 1963 Pan American Games double sculls (with [Francisco Todesco]), 1st in the 1971 Pan American Games double sculls (with [Harri Klein]).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Rowing Men's Double Sculls Brazil BRA 7

Men's Double Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Rowing Brazil BRA Harri Klein Final Round B Final 7:04.13
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Rowing Brazil BRA Harri Klein Semi-Finals Heat Two 7:17.08
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Rowing Brazil BRA Harri Klein Round One Heat One 7:16.70
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