Anselme Brusa

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Anselme Brusa
Brunet, Giriat, Brusa 1931.jpg
Brunet, Giriat and Brusa at the 1931 European Championships
Personal information
Born 27 August 1899
Chiasso, Switzerland
Died 24 July 1969 (aged 69)
Lyon, France
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Sport
Sport Rowing
Club Cercle de l'Aviron de Lyon, Lyon

Plinio Ansèlme Brusa (27 August 1899 – 24 July 1969) was an Italian-Swiss-French rower who competed for France in the coxed pairs. Together with André Giriat and coxswain Pierre Brunet he won the French championships in 1927 and 1931, the European title in 1931, and an Olympic bronze medal in 1932.[1][2]

Brusa was Italian. He was born in Switzerland, where he won a national title in gymnastics. After World War I he immigrated to France and became a French citizen in the early 1930s.[1]

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