Étienne Bally

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameÉtienne Marcel•Bally
Used nameÉtienne•Bally
Born17 April 1923 in Vénissieux, Rhône (FRA)
Died10 January 2018 in Saint-Fons, Rhône (FRA)
Measurements170 cm / 62 kg
AffiliationsFC Lyon, Lyon (FRA)
NOC France

Biography

Étienne Bally was a sprinter whose greatest accomplishment was winning the 1950 European Championships over 100 metres. He also added silver medals at that meet in the 200 and 4x100 relay. Bailly earned 28 caps and won six French titles, twice in the 100 (1947, 1950) and four times in the 200 (1946-47, 1950, 1952). Eight times he equaled the French record of 10.5 for 100 metres, and twice he set French records in the 200.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.5 (1947); 200 – 21.3 (1949).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Étienne Bally
100 metres, Men (Olympic) AC h12 r1/4
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h10 r1/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) France DNS
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Étienne Bally
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h2 r2/4
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h5 r2/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) France 5
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) France DNS

Special Notes