André Giriat

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameAndré•Giriat
Used nameAndré•Giriat
Born20 August 1905 in Villeurbanne, Rhône (FRA)
Died11 July 1967 in Saint-Chamond, Loire (FRA)
AffiliationsCercle de l'Aviron de Lyon, Lyon (FRA) / SNBS, Courbevoie (FRA)
NOC France
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


André Giriat won a bronze medal in coxed pairs in 1932 together with Ansèlme Brusa and Pierre Brunet. One year earlier he was European Champion with the same crew. He was fourth in the 1936 Olympic double sculls with Robert Jacquet and won a bronze medal at the 1935 European Championships. Giriat won his first of a total 10 French Championships in 1925 in the single sculls for novices and his last in 1945 in the double sculls. The others came with the coxed pairs (1927, 1931), the double sculls (1935-37, 1939) and the eights (1942-43).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1932 Summer Olympics Rowing FRA André Giriat
Coxed Pairs, Men (Olympic) France 3 Bronze
1936 Summer Olympics Rowing FRA André Giriat
Double Sculls, Men (Olympic) Robert Jacquet 4