Marie-Amélie Le Fur
Marie-Amélie Le Fur at the 2013 IPC Athletics Championship
26 September 1988 |
Vendôme, Loir-et-Cher, France
Marie-Amélie Le Fur (born 26 September 1988) is a Paralympic athlete from France competing in T44 sprint and F44 long jump events. Her left leg was amputated below the knee following a motor scooter accident in 2004. Before she lost her leg, she was a French junior running champion.
She competed in the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, China. There she won a silver medal in the women's Long jump - F44 event, a silver medal in the women's 100 metres - T44 event and finished eighth in the women's 200 metres - T44 event.
She won gold in the T44 100m in London 2012 in a photo-finish, just ahead of Netherlands' Marlou van Rhijn and the USA's April Holmes. She won silver in the T44 200m, behind T43 athlete Marlou van Rhijn, but in a new T44 world record time.
As of January 2013, she also holds T44 world records at 400m and 800m distances.
- Londres, Eric Albert, correspondant à (4 September 2012). "Marie-Amélie Le Fur, nouvelle icône du sprint tricolore". Retrieved 6 September 2016 – via Le Monde.
- "Reid is ready". Stef Reid. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
- "London 2012 Paralympic Games - Athletics - Women's 200 m T44". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 24 January 2013.
- "IPC Athletics World Records".
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