France Gareau

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France Gareau
Medal record
Women’s Athletics
Competitor for  Canada
Olympic Games
Silver 1984 Los Angeles 4 x 100 metres
Francophone Games
Silver 1989 Casablanca 4 x 100 metres
Silver 1989 Casablanca 4 x 400 metres
Gold 1994 Paris 4 x 400 metres
Silver 1994 Paris 4 x 100 metres
Commonwealth Games
Bronze 1990 Auckland 4 x 400 metres
Summer Universiade
Bronze 1993 Buffalo 4 x 100 metres

France Gareau (born April 15, 1967 in Verner, Ontario) is a Canadian athlete, who competed in the sprint events.

Gareau competed for Canada in the 1984 Summer Olympics held in Los Angeles, USA in the 100 m and the 4 x 100 m relay, where she anchored Canada to the silver medal with her team mates Angela Bailey, Marita Payne and Angella Taylor-Issajenko. She won a silver medal a the Francophone Games in 1989 as a member of the 4 x 100 metre relay and the 4 x400 metre relay. France was also Canadian Champion at the 100 metres in 1989. She also won a bronze medal at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in the 4 x 400 metre relay and a bronze in the 4 x 100 metre relay as the anchor runner, at the 1993 Summer Universiade. In 1994 she won a gold medal as a member of the 4 x 400 metre, and silver as a member of the 4 x 100 metre relay squads at the Francophone Games. She is married to former Ottawa Rough Riders and BC Lions player Sean Foudy.