Maryvonne Dupureur

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Maryvonne Dupureur
Maryvonne Dupureur 1964.jpg
Maryvonne Dupureur at the 1964 Olympics
Personal information
Born24 May 1937
Saint-Brieuc, France
Died7 January 2008 (aged 70)
Saint-Brieuc, France
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight58 kg (128 lb)
Event(s)800 m
ClubASPTT Lille,
AL Saint-Brieuc
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)2:01.9 (1964)

Maryvonne Samson Dupureur (24 May 1937 – 7 January 2008) was a French middle-distance runner. Competing in the 800 m event she won silver medals at the 1964 Olympics and 1967 European Indoor Games; she also took part in the 1960 and 1968 Olympics.[1]

Between 1959 and 1969 Dupureur won ten national titles: six in the 800 m, three in the 400 m and one in the 1500 m.[1] She lived for many years in Brittany, and taught physical education and sport at a high school in Saint-Brieuc until her retirement.[2]


  1. ^ a b Maryvonne Dupureur.
  2. ^ Toutes les brèves – Décès de Dupureur. 7 January 2008

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