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François Mersch

Full name: François Mersch
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: June 9, 1913 in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Died: February 15, 1983 in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Country: LUX Luxembourg
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Sprinter and long jumper François Mersch competed in the 100 and long jump at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, but did not make the finals in either event. Domestically he won 25 national titles in the 100, 200, long jump and several relays. In 1943 Mersch also participated in the German Championships and finished sixth in the long jump. From 1961-62 he was president of the Luxembourg Track and Field Association. He then wrote several works on the history of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.6 (1939); LJ – 7.44 (1938).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's 100 metres Luxembourg LUX 4 h11r1/4
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Men's Long Jump Luxembourg LUX NP QR

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H)
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Luxembourg Round One Heat Eleven 4 10,9

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1936 Summer 23 Berlin Athletics Luxembourg Qualifying Round NP DNQ
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