Jos Romersa

Jos Romersa (1 November 1915 6 November 2016) was a Luxembourgian gymnast who competed in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany. He was born in Dudelange. At the gymnastics competition, his best individual finish was 58th in the horse vault.[1] In 2008 he was promoted to the rank of Chevalier in the Order of Merit of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg[2] and in 2015 he turned 100.[3] He died in Dudelange on 6 November 2016 at the age of 101.[4]

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  1. Gjerde, Arild; Jeroen Heijmans; Bill Mallon; Hilary Evans (2009). "Jos Romersa Biography and Statistics". Olympics. Sports Retrieved 2009-08-15.
  2. "" Promotion dans les ordres nationaux " : Les anciens " Olympiens " luxembourgeois à l'honneur". News (in French). 2008-07-02. Retrieved 2012-03-01.
  3. "Jos André Romersa, le plus ancien des Olympiens luxembourgeois, fête ses 100 ans". Luxembourgish Olympic and Sporting Committee. 2015-11-01. Retrieved 2015-11-03. (French)
  4. "Le gymnaste Jos Romersa est mort à 101 ans". L'essentiel (in French). 2016-11-06. Retrieved 2016-11-08.
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