Boiteux, Jean

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Boiteux, Jean Gender: M
born on 20 June 1933 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Marseille, France, 43n18, 5e24
Timezone GDT h1e (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°22' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 26°49 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 27°38'


French swimmer and Olympic champion, the first person from France to win an Olympic gold medal in Swimming. His mother, Bienna Pélégry, swam for France at the 1924 Olympics.

He received a gold medal in 400 m freestyle at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, and he won a bronze medal in the 4 x 200 m freestyle relay with the French team (with Joseph Bernardo, Aldo Eminente and Alexandre Jany).

The Jean-Boiteux Grand Prix swimming meet in Bordeaux, was started by him in 1973 and is now name after him. Boiteux died after falling from a tree in his garden on April 11, 2010 at the age of 76.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • associate relationship with Jany, Alex (born 5 January 1929). Notes: Teammates, 4 x 200 m freestyle swimming relay, 1952


Source Notes

Ed Steinbrecher collection: Gauquelin 1/1758


  • Vocation : Sports : Swimming
  • Notable : Awards : Olympics (Won a gold medal in 400 m freestyle swimming, 1952)