Sylviane Telliez

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Sylviane Telliez
Personal information
Nationality France
Born30 October 1942 (1942-10-30) (age 76)
Event(s)Sprint (running)

Sylviane Telliez (née Marotel; born 30 October 1942) is a former French track and field who competed in short sprints. She dominated French sprinting in the first half of the 1970s. She was a four-time medallist in the 60 metres at the European Athletics Indoor Championships from 1970 to 1974. She was also a 100 m finalist at the 1969 European Athletics Championships.[1]

She was born in Épinay-sur-Seine and ran for Racing Club de France during her career. She was a three-time participant at the Summer Olympics for France (1968, 1972, and 1976).[2] She broke the world record for the 300 metres in 1968 to 1969 with her hand-timed runs of 37 seconds and 36.5 seconds. She was a former holder of the European indoor record for the 50 metres with her best of 6.24 seconds. She held the French record over 100 metres for a total of eight years, including breaking the mark times in 1972 (11.01s), and the 200 metres for two years with her best of 23.08. She was also a national record holder indoors in the 50 m (6.31 seconds) and 60 metres (7.27 in 1974).

International competitions[edit]

  • 1st, gold medalist(s) European champion Indoors 50m in 1968 (in Madrid )
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) European champion in the relay 1 + 2 + 3 + 4 laps 1970
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) European Indoors champion in the relay 4 × 200   m 1969
  • 1st, gold medalist(s) Gold Medal 100m at the Mediterranean Games in 1967
  • 2nd, silver medalist(s) Second in European Indoors Champion 60m in 1969, 1970 and 1971

National titles[edit]


  1. ^ Sylviane Telliez. Track and Field Brinkster. Retrieved on 2016-02-14.
  2. ^ Sylviane Telliez. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2016-02-14.