Georges Rigal

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Georges Boillot and Rigal in the French Army in 1914
Olympic medal record
Men's water polo
Competitor for  France
Gold 1924 Paris Team competition

Georges Rigal (January 6, 1890 – March 25, 1974) was a French water polo player and freestyle swimmer who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics and in the 1924 Summer Olympics.


He was born in Paris on January 6, 1890.

In 1912 he was a member of the French water polo team which finished fifth in the Olympic water polo competition. He played one match. He also participated in the 100 metre freestyle event but he was eliminated in the first round.

Twelve years later he won the gold medal with the French water polo team in the 1924 Paris Games. He played all four matches and scored one goal.

He died on March 25, 1974.

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