Roland Bombardella

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Roland Bombardella (born 9 July 1957 in Dudelange)[1] is a Luxembourgian soldier and retired sprinter. As an athlete, Bombardella held the national record for the 100 metres and 200 metres, and competed in the Olympics. He won the title of 'Luxembourgian Sportsman of the Year' in four consecutive years (1975 – 1978), a record that has not been equalled.[2] Since 1 January 2006, he has been Luxembourg's 'High Commissioner for National Protection' (French: Haut-Commissaire à la Protection nationale).[3]


  1. ^ "Olympics". sports-reference. Retrieved 13 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Although Jeanny Dom and Carine Risch have both won four consecutive titles as Sportswoman of the Year.
  3. ^ "Entrevue du Premier ministre avec le colonel honoraire et Haut-Commissaire à la Protection nationale et son successeur". Service Information et Presse. 21 February 2006. Retrieved 2007-07-12. 

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