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Gérard Gropaiz

Full name: Gérard Gropaiz
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: August 1, 1943 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: October 6, 2012 in Mézy-sur-Seine, Yvelines, France
Affiliations: Racing CF, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Gérard Gropaiz competed in two Olympics for France as a freestyle sprinter. In 1962 he was on the French team that won the European Championship in the 4×100 freestyle relay. Later that year, the same quartet won a race in Thionville, France in 3:42.5, setting a world record for the event. Gropaiz also won a silver medal at the 1962 Europeans with the 4×200 freestyle relay team.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 17 Roma Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle France FRA 6 h3 r1/3
1960 Summer 17 Roma Swimming Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay France FRA 6 h1 r1/2
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Swimming Men's 100 metres Freestyle France FRA 6 h2 r2/3
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Swimming Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay France FRA AC r2/2 DQ

Men's 100 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 17 Roma Swimming France Round One Heat Three 6 59.3
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Swimming France Semi-Finals Heat Two 6 55.7
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Swimming France Round One Heat One 2 QU 55.8

Men's 4 × 100 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank IST CTAS T
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Swimming France FRA Final AC DQ [55.1] [1:49.1]
1964 Summer 21 Tokyo Swimming France FRA Round One Heat One 2 QU 55.2 1:50.0 3:42.1

Men's 4 × 200 metres Freestyle Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
1960 Summer 17 Roma Swimming France FRA Round One Heat One 6 8:41.2 2:10.8 4:18.2