Jean-Pierre Boccardo

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJean-Pierre Joseph•Boccardo
Used nameJean-Pierre•Boccardo
Born16 March 1942 in Espéraza, Aube (FRA)
Died29 January 2019 in Lavaur, Tarn (FRA)
Measurements188 cm / 72 kg
AffiliationsAS Carcassonne, Carcassonne (FRA) / Toulouse UC, Toulouse (FRA)
NOC France


Jean-Pierre Boccardo was a 400 metre specialist who ran at the 1964 and 1968 Olympic Games. In 1964 he competed in the open 400 and helped France make the final of the 4x400 relay. In 1968 he was again on the French team that made it to the final of the relay.

Boccardo competed in 30 internationals for France. He was French Champion in the 400 in 1963-64 and 1966. At the 1963 Mediterranean Games he won a gold with the 4x4 relay and added a bronze medal in the open 400.

Boccardo’s profession was as a medical doctor, specializing in vascular surgery. He was chief of the clinic Sarrus-Teinturiers in Toulouse.

Personal Best: 400 – 46.34 (1964).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1964 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Jean-Pierre Boccardo
400 metres, Men (Olympic) 8 h1 r3/4
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) France 8
1968 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA Jean-Pierre Boccardo
4 × 400 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) France 8

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