Gaston Giran

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameRoger Gaston•Giran
Used nameGaston•Giran
Born12 February 1892 in Paris XIe, Paris (FRA)
Died26 April 1944 in Villejuif, Val-de-Marne (FRA)
AffiliationsSociété Nautique de la Marne, Joinville-le-Pont (FRA)
NOC France


Rowers Gaston Giran and Alfred Plé reached the final as the third boat without having to qualify and thus with minimal effort. They were, however, also European Champions the same year and runner-up in 1924. Their boat represented the Société Nautique de la Marne club in Joinville-le-Pont. In his everyday life Giran worked as a clerk.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Rowing FRA Gaston Giran
Double Sculls, Men (Olympic) Alfred Plé 3 Bronze