Alain Mosconi

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Alain Mosconi
Alain Mosconi 1966.jpg
Alain Mosconi at the 1966 European championships
Personal information
Born (1949-09-09) 9 September 1949 (age 67)
Puteaux, France
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 80 kg (180 lb)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Club CN Marseille

Alain Mosconi (born 9 September 1949) is a French former swimmer, Olympic medalist and world record holder. He competed at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics in six freestyle, butterfly and medley events. In 1968 he won a bronze medal in the 400 m freestyle and finished in fifth place in the 200 m individual freestyle and 4 × 200 m freestyle relay. In 1972, his best achievement was seventh place in the 4 × 100 m freestyle relay.[1]

He won two medals at the European Championships in 1966 and 1970.[2] In 1967 he set world records in the 400 metres freestyle and 800 metres freestyle.

He was president of General Motors, SEAT and Fiat, in France.[3]

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  1. ^ "Alain Mosconi". Sports-Reference. Retrieved 18 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Todor Krastev (18 December 2010). "Swimming 11th European Championship 1966 Utrecht (NED)". Todor66.com. Retrieved 2 August 2011. 
  3. ^ L'Anti-Crise, Jean-Pierre Thiollet, Paris, Dunod, 1994, pp. 64–65