Bernard de Pourtalès

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Bernard de Pourtalès
Personal information
Full name Bernard Alexandre Georges Edmond de Pourtalès
Nationality Swiss
Born (1870-06-05)5 June 1870
Bellevue, France
Died 6 July 1935(1935-07-06) (aged 65)
Casablanca, Morocco
Sailing career
Class(es) 1 — 2 ton
Club SN Genève
Updated on 8 May 2015.

Bernard Alexandre George Edmond de Pourtalès (5 June 1870 – 5 July 1935) was a Swiss infantry captain and sailor who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics.[1]

He was born in Bellevue, France, and died in Casablanca, Morocco.

In 1900 he was a member of the Swiss boat Lérina, which won the gold medal in the first race of 2-3 ton class and silver medal in the second race of 2-3 ton class. He also participated in the open class, but did not finish. His uncle Hermann and uncle's wife Hélène were also crew members.

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ "Bernard de Pourtalès Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympic Sports. Archived from the original on 2014-02-21. Retrieved 2014-02-08.