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Adolphe Grisel

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games, Non-starter
SexMale
Full nameAdolphe Jules•Grisel
Used nameAdolphe•Grisel
Born9 December 1872 in Paris, Paris (FRA)
Died16 December 1942
Measurements164 cm
AffiliationsRacing CF, Paris (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Adolphe Grisel competed for CP Asnières up to 1894 and for Racing CF from 1895 onwards. He was French champion in long jump in 1896 (6.23 m) and finished second in 1893, 1895, and 1898 as well as third in 1894. In the 400 metre hurdles he also finished second in 1895 (1:03.2). Grisel also set one French record in long jump with 6.01 metres in 1895.

Grisel served in the French military and then became an architect. He worked mostly in Saint Quentin in the north of France.

Personal Bests: 100 – unknown; 400 – unknown; LJ – unknown; DT – unknown.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1896 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Adolphe Grisel
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h1 r1/2
400 metres, Men (Olympic) AC h1 r1/2
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) AC
Triple Jump, Men (Olympic) DNS
Shot Put, Men (Olympic) DNS
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) AC
Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) FRA Adolphe Grisel
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) AC
Swimming (Aquatics) FRA Adolphe Grisel
100 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
500 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS
1,200 metres Freestyle, Men (Olympic) DNS