Denis Lemeunier

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Denis Lemeunier (born 12 February 1965)[1] is a French wheelchair racer. He is best known for defeating defending champion Kevin Papworth in the 2001 London Marathon wheelchair race, a feat given that his wheelchair, which normally would take a year to break in, was only 5 weeks old.[2] He competed in the 2004 and 2008 Summer Paralympics, taking a bronze medal in the 4×400 metre relay the latter year.[3]


  1. ^ "Athlete Biography: Lemeunier, Denis". The Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of the XXIX Olympiad. 2008. Retrieved 2009-05-19. 
  2. ^ "London Marathon History" (PDF). Flora London Marathon. Archived from the original (pdf) on 2009-04-24. Retrieved 2009-05-16. 
  3. ^ Results for denis Lemeunier from the International Paralympic Committee