Full name: FranÃ§ois Mersch
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
Sprinter and long jumper FranÃ§ois 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 â 10.6 (1939); LJ â 7.44 (1938).
|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|
|1936 Summer||23||Berlin||Athletics||Luxembourg||Round One||Heat Eleven||4||10,9|
|1936 Summer||23||Berlin||Athletics||Luxembourg||Qualifying Round||NP||DNQ|