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Pierre Alard

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full namePierre Paul Guy•Alard
Used namePierre•Alard
Born17 September 1937 in Bordeaux, Gironde (FRA)
Died13 January 2019 in Luçon, Vendée (FRA)
Measurements181 cm / 107 kg
AffiliationsBordeaux EC, Bordeaux (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Pierre Alard was a discus thrower who competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympic Games. Alard also threw the discus at the 1958 and 1962 European Championships. He set eight French records with the discus from 52.25 in 1959 to 56.26 in 1969. Alard was an 11-time French Champion, winning the discus in 1956, 1959-65, and 1967-69.

Personal Best: DT – 56.29 (1969).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Pierre Alard
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 18 r1/2
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Pierre Alard
Discus Throw, Men (Olympic) 26 r1/2