Marcel Hansenne

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Olympic medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  France
Bronze medal – third place 1948 London 800 metres

Marcel Hansenne (January 24, 1917 – March 22, 2002) was a French middle distance runner, who won the bronze medal at the 1948 Summer Olympics in London over 800 m in a time of 1:49.8 min.[1] The race was won by Mal Whitfield. Hansenne also equalled Rune Gustafsson's 1000 m world record of 2:21.4 in Gothenburg in 1948. Hansenne was born in Tourcoing.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Marcel Hansenne Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 13 October 2017.