Bruno Marie-Rose

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Bruno Marie-Rose
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Born 20 May 1965

Bruno Marie-Rose (born 20 May 1965, in Bordeaux) is a retired sprinter from France . He was a member of the French team which set a world record in the 4 x 100 metres relay in 1990 with a time of 37.79 seconds to win the gold medal at the European Championships. He also set a world indoor record for 200 metres in 1987 with a time of 20.36 seconds to win the gold medal at the European Indoor Championships. He earned a silver medal at the 1991 World Championships and a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympic Games as a member of French 4 x 100 m relay teams.

Biography[edit]

In 1987, Marie-Rose set a world indoor record of 20.36 seconds in the 200 m to win the gold medal at the European Indoor Championships in Liévin. (The time was subsequently bettered, however it remains the French national indoor record.) Marie-Rose also won the 200 m silver medal at the 1987 World Indoor Championships in Indianapolis.

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Marie-Rose won a bronze medal in the 4 x 100 m relay with his teammates Gilles Quénéhervé, Daniel Sangouma and Max Morinière. Marie-Rose also reached the final of the 200 m at the games, finishing in eighth place.

At the 1990 European Championships in Split, the French 4 x 100 m relay team of Morinière, Sangouma, Jean-Charles Trouabal and Marie-Rose set a world record of 37.79 seconds to win the gold medal. (The record was bettered the following year by the United States.)[1] Marie-Rose also reached the final of the 100 metres at the championships, where he finished fourth.

At the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Marie-Rose was a member of the French team which won the silver medal in the 4 x 100 m relay.

Marie-Rose is a former French indoor record holder over 60 metres with a time of 6.56 seconds.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 3rd 60 m
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 3rd 100 m
1987 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 1st 200 m World Indoor Record (20.36 sec)
World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 2nd 200 m
Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia 3rd 100 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 8th 200 m
3rd 4 x 100 m relay
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 3rd 200 m
Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 2nd 100 m
2nd 200 m
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, Scotland 3rd 200 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 4th 100 m
1st 4 x 100 m relay World Record (37.79 sec)
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 2nd 4 x 100 m relay

References[edit]

  1. ^ Men's 4 x 100m. Relay. World Record Progression - Sporting Heroes