Guy Marchand

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameGuy Paul André•Marchand
Used nameGuy•Marchand
Born23 June 1943 in Dijon, Côte-d'Or (FRA)
Died22 June 2015 in Chenôve, Côte-d'Or (FRA)
Measurements165 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsSporting Club Dijon, Dijon (FRA)
NOC France


Both Guy Marchand and his twin brother started wrestling at a very young age at Sporting Club Dijon, which had been co-founded by their father. Marchand was a good wrestler in both Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling. He won French titles in the lightweight class in freestyle (1967-70) as well as Greco-Roman (years unknown). In 1968, he also competed in both classes at the Mexico City Olympics. After his active career, he remained involved in the sport, as a treasurer of the French wrestling federation and in local sports administration. By profession, he was a real estate agent.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Wrestling FRA Guy Marchand
Lightweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) AC
Lightweight, Freestyle, Men (Olympic) AC