Gaston Féry

Gaston Féry (24 April 1900 – 29 November 1985) was a French sprinter who participated in 1920s Olympic Games.

Gaston Féry
Gaston Féry 1920.jpg
Gaston Féry in 1920
Personal information
Born24 April 1900
Longwy, France
Died29 November 1985 (aged 85)
Paimpol, France
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)400 m
ClubRacing Club de France, Paris
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)400 m – 49.6 (1924)
Medal record

Born in Longwy, département Meurthe et Moselle, he competed at the 1920 and 1924 Summer Olympics in the 400 metre and 4×400 metre relay and finished third and fifth in the relay, respectively; he failed to reach the finals in his individual events. Nationally, Féry won six 400 metre titles in 1919–1924. He later co-founded the Sports Club of Meudon, where he played and coached association football.[1]

He died in Paimpol, département Côtes-d'Armor.[citation needed]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Gaston Féry Archived 16 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com