Georgette Jeanniot

French swimmer

Georgette Jeanniot (10 August 1895 - 9 November 1975) was a French swimmer in the 1900s and 1910s from Paris.[1] She was a member of Ondine de Paris. She was specialized in the 100 metre freestyle.[2]

Georgette Jeanniot
Personal information
Born(1895-08-10)10 August 1895
2nd arrondissement of Paris, France
Died9 November 1975(1975-11-09) (aged 80)
Soulac-sur-Mer, France
ClubOndine de Paris

Career change

On 28 July 1907 at the international Odines swimming competitions, finished third in the international 60 metre race with handicap. She won that day the under-13 50 metre event in a time of 51:4. On 22 September she competed at the first women's breaststroke competition and finished third. The next month she went with four other girls and five boys to the international Entente Cordiale meeting for schoolchildren. At the 1908 Joinville-le-Pont international swimming competition she finished third in the 50 metre race for teenagers. In 1909 she competed at the FNSNS swimming competition in Paris and won the under-14 60 metre race.[2]

On 23 July 1911 shw won the international 120 metre handicap race at the international Odines swimming competitions. She also won the national 60 metre scratch race. Later the year on 6 September she won the silver medal at the national championships in the 100 metre freestyle event. In 1913 she became French national champion in the 100 metre freestyle event in a time of 1:51.6. Her last victory was on 26 July 1914 at the swimming gala in Lyon where she won the 100 metre freestyle event.[2]

Personal life change

Jeanniot was born in 1895 as a daughter of M. Jeanniot and was a journalist.[2] She married in Vincennes in 1922. She died on 9 November 1975 at the age of 80.[1]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 Acte de naissance à Paris, n° 756, vue 23/31, avec mentions marginales du mariage à Vincennes en 1922 et du décès à Soulac-sur-Mer en 1975.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Velez, Anne (2010). "LES FILLES DE L'EAU. UNE HISTOIRE DES FEMMES ET DE LA NATATION EN FRANCE(1905-1939)" (PDF). Université d’Angers (in French). Retrieved 10 November 2022 – via