Georges Dransart

Georges Dransart (May 12, 1924 – June 14, 2005) was a French sprint canoeist, born in Paris, who competed from the late 1940s to the late 1950s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won three medals with one silver (C-2 10000 m: 1956) and two bronzes (C-2 1000 m and C-2 10000 m: both 1948).

Georges Dransart
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne C-2 10000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London C-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London C-2 10000 m
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1950 Copenhagen C-2 1000 m
Silver medal – second place 1950 Copenhagen C-2 10000 m

Dransart won two silver medals at the 1950 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships, earning them in the C-2 1000 m and C-2 10000 m events.

ReferencesEdit

  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Georges Dransart". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-01-13.