Roger Bambuck

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Roger Bambuck
Medal record
Competitor for  France
Men’s Athletics
Olympic Games
Bronze 1968 Mexico City 4x100m Relay
European Championships
Gold 1966 Budapest 200 metres
Gold 1966 Budapest 4x100m Relay
Silver 1966 Budapest 100 metres

Roger Bambuck (born 22 November 1945 in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe) was a French athlete, who mainly competed in the 100 metres.

He competed for France in the 1968 Summer Olympics held in Mexico City in the 100 metres (finalist) and in the 4 x 100 metre relay where he won the bronze medal with his team mates Gérard Fenouil, Jocelyn Delecour and Claude Piquemal. In the 100 and 200m. individual men's final he finished fifth with times of 10.16 and 20.51 seconds respectively.[1] Earlier in 1968 he had equalled Armin Hary's eight year-old European record of 10.0 seconds.

He also was minister of Youths and Sports under Michel Rocard in 1988 in France and he had the honour of starting the 24 hour Le Mans race.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sporting Heroes.net accessed 12 December 2007
  2. ^ Le Mans.org accessed 12 December 2007



Records
Preceded by
Germany Armin Hary
European Record Holder Men's 100m
20 June 1968 - 14 August 1968
Succeeded by
Soviet Union Vladislav Sapeya
Preceded by
Poland Jan Werner
European Record Holder Men's 200m
30 July 1967 - 16 October 1968
Succeeded by
West Germany Jochen Eigenherr