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Maurice Lusien

Full name: Maurice Lusien
Gender: Male
Height: 5-5.5 (167 cm)
Born: August 17, 1926 in Paris, Paris, France
Died: March 10, 2017 in Marseilles, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Affiliations: Paris UC, Paris (FRA)
Country: FRA France
Sport: Swimming

Biography

Maurice Lusien competed in the 200 metre breaststroke at the 1948 and 1952 Olympics, making the final at Helsinki, when he finished seventh. Lusien was silver medalist in the event at the 1950 European Championships, and won the event at the 1951 Mediterranean Games. He also won gold at the 1955 Mediterranean Games in the 200 butterfly and was a member of the gold medal winning medley relay team in 1951 and 1955 and won silver with the medley team in 1959. Lusien won 10 French titles – the 100 breaststroke in 1958, seven times in the 200 breaststroke (1947-52, 1959), and the 200 butterfly in 1953-54. He twice set a world record for the 400 metre individual medley (1953 and 1954) before it was a recognized event by FINA. Lusien also swam on a world record setting 4x100 medley relay team in 1953.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 21 London Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke France FRA 7 h2 r2/3
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Swimming Men's 200 metres Breaststroke France FRA 7

Men's 200 metres Breaststroke

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1948 Summer 21 London Swimming France Semi-Finals Heat Two 7 2:51.4
1948 Summer 21 London Swimming France Round One Heat Five 3 q 2:49.5
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Swimming France Final 7 2:39.8
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Swimming France Semi-Finals Heat Two 5 Q 2:39.1
1952 Summer 25 Helsinki Swimming France Round One Heat Five 2 Q 2:40.9
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