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Ansèlme Brusa

Full name: Plinio Ansèlme Brusa
Gender: Male
Height: 5-6.5 (170 cm)
Born: August 27, 1899 in Chiasso, Ticino, Switzerland
Died: July 24, 1969 in Lyon, Rhône, France
Affiliations: Cercle de l'Aviron de Lyon, Lyon (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)


Ansèlme Brusa was born in Switzerland of Italian nationality. Still in Switzerland he excelled in gymnastics, even becoming national champion. After World War I he came to France, settling in Lyon. He was 1931 European champion in the coxed pairs with [André Giriat] and [Pierre Brunet]. Shortly before the Games in Los Angeles, Brusa became a French citizen, so he was able to participate for France at the Games with this crew, winning the bronze medal. In 1927 and 1931 they were also French Champions.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Rowing Men's Coxed Pairs France FRA 3 Bronze

Men's Coxed Pairs

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1932 Summer 32 Los Angeles Rowing France FRA André Giriat Final Round 8:41.2
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