Full name: Marcel Gerdil
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: January 24, 1928 in Annemasse, Haute-Savoie, France
Died: February 20, 2012 in San Justo Desvern, Barcelona, Spain
Affiliations: Paris UC, Paris (FRA)
Marcel Gerdil was known mostly for his work in relays with the Paris Union Club, with whom he set a French 4x100 record in 1950, with Gerdil running lead-off while winning the French title. He also ran on three 4x200 French record teams, one in 1950 and two in 1952. The final 4x200 mark of 1:26.0 was also a European record. He retired to Sant Just Desvern where he lived out his life.
Personal Best: 200 â 21.9 (1952).
|1952 Summer||24||Helsinki||Athletics||Men's 200 metres||France||FRA||5 h3 r2/4|
|1952 Summer||24||Helsinki||Athletics||France||Quarter-Finals||Heat Three||5||22.0||22.37|
|1952 Summer||24||Helsinki||Athletics||France||Round One||Heat Six||2||QU||22.5||22.71|