Georgette Gagneaux winning 100 m preliminaries at the 1928 Olympics
|Born||17 June 1907
|Died||1 April 1931 (aged 23)
|Club||Linnet's Saint-Maur, Saint-Maur-des-Fossés|
|Achievements and titles|
Georgette Gagneux (17 June 1907 – 1 April 1931) was a French sprint runner who competed at the 1928 Olympics. She was eliminated in a semifinal of the 100 m event and finished fourth in the 4 × 100 m relay.
She participated in the 1928 Olympic Games at Amsterdam. A semi-finalist in the 100 m, she placed fourth in the 4 x 100 metres relay (alongside Yolande Plancke, Marguerite Radideau and Lucienne Velu).
On 15 July 1928 at Paris, she established a new world record in the 4 x 100 metres relay alongside her teammates from Linnet's Saint-Maur: Lucienne Velu, Simone Warnier et Marguerite Radideau, in the time of 50 seconds.
Elle died on 1 April 1931 at Chamonix at the age of 23.
|1928||Olympic Games||Amsterdam||4th||4 × 100 m||49.6 s|
- French National Athletic Championships :
|100 m||12.4 s||1929|
|Long Jump||5.41 m||1929|
|Shot Put||10.78 m||1929|
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- "Athletics at the 1928 Amsterdam Summer Games:Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay Final". sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 6 March 2016. Retrieved 5 March 2016.
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