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Bernadette Martin

Bernadette Martin

French sprinter
Bernadette Martin
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Quick Facts

Intro French sprinter
Is Runner Athlete Sprinter
From France
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 13 September 1951, Grenoble
Age 70 years
The details (from wikipedia)


Bernadette Martin (born 13 September 1951 at Grenoble) is a former French athlete, who specialised in the 400 metres and 800 metres.
She won the silver medal in the 4 × 400 metres relay during the 1969 European Athletics Championships alongside Éliane Jacq, Nicole Duclos and Colette Besson. The French team went faster than the world record in the discipline in 3:30.8, but placed second and was tipped, in a photo finish, for first by the United Kingdom, who ran the same time. She participated in 1972 Summer Olympics, at Munich, and took fourth in the final of the 4 × 400 m (3:27.5 min: a new French record).
Her personal bests were 53.3 seconds in the 400 m (1971), and 2:02.49 minutes in the 800 m (1982).

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1969 European Championships Athens, Greece 2nd 4 × 400 m
1972 Olympic Games Munich, Germany 4th 4 × 400 m

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