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Gérard Rasquin

Full name: Gérard Rasquin
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (181 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: July 30, 1927 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: December 11, 2012 in Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Affiliations: C.A. Fola, Esch-sur-Alzette (LUX)
Country: LUX Luxembourg
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Gérard Rasquin’s greatest international victories came in winning two bronze medals in the Universiade in 1948-49, running the 400 and 800 m. He became best known as a sports administrator in Luxembourg, serving as President of Comité olympique et sportif luxembourgeois from 1977-89.

Personal Bests: 400 – 48.7 (1951); 800 – 1:50.4 (1953).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Men's 400 metres Luxembourg LUX 4 h2 r1/4
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Luxembourg LUX 5 h1 r1/2
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Men's 400 metres Luxembourg LUX 4 h7 r1/4
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Men's 800 metres Luxembourg LUX 4 h1 r1/3

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Luxembourg Round One Heat Two 4 50.0 50.12
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Luxembourg Round One Heat Seven 4 50.6 50.76

Men's 800 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 29 Melbourne Athletics Luxembourg Round One Heat One 4 1:52.7 1:52.88

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1952 Summer 24 Helsinki Athletics Luxembourg LUX Round One Heat One 5 3:16.2 3:16.38