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Medal record

Jean Boiteux
Men's swimming
Competitor for  France
Olympic Games
Gold 1952 Helsinki 400 m freestyle
Bronze 1952 Helsinki 4x200 m freestyle
Mediterranean Games
Gold 1951 Alexandria 400 m freestyle
Gold 1951 Alexandria 1500 m freestyle
Gold 1955 Barcelona 400 m freestyle
Gold 1955 Barcelona 1500 m freestyle

Jean Boiteux (born June 20, 1933) is a French swimmer and olympic champion.

He was born in Marseilles.

He competed at the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki, where he received a gold medal in 400 m freestyle.[1] He received a bronze medal in 4 x 200 m freestyle relay with the French team (with Joseph Bernardo, Aldo Eminente and Alexandre Jany).

Boiteux was the first person from France to win an olympic gold medal in swimming.


  1. ^ "1952 Olympics – Helsinki, Finland – Swimming" (Retrieved on August 30, 2008)


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