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Henri Delerue

Full name: Henri Delerue
Gender: Male
Height: 5-4 (163 cm)
Weight: 121 lbs (55 kg)
Born: November 14, 1939 in Beuvry, Pas-de-Calais, France
Died: January 9, 2016
Affiliations: CA Montreuil/Stade Béthune/Association Sportive Police Paris
Country: FRA France
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Henri Delerue was a French race walker who competed at the 1960, 1964, and 1968 Olympics, with a best finish of 12th in the 20 km walk in 1960. He competed for CM Beuvry from 1955-59, CA Montreuil from 1960-62, Stade Béthune from 1963-64, and ASPP Paris from 1965-72. Delerue earned 37 international caps for France. He raced three times at the European Championships (1962, 1966, 1969), with his best effort in 1966, when he placed 8th in the 20km and 6th in the 50 km. Delerue also raced at the Trophée Lugano in 1961, 1963, and 1967.

Personal Bests: 20kmW – 1-30:01 (1966); 50kmW – 4-16:27 (1966).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk France FRA 12
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's 20 kilometres Walk France FRA 13
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk France FRA 15
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk France FRA 21

Men's 20 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 20 Roma Athletics France Final Standings 12 1-39:37.6
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics France Final Standings 13 1-34:58

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Summer 24 Tokyo Athletics France Final Standings 15 4-27:47.6
1968 Summer 28 Ciudad de México Athletics France Final Standings 21 4-57:40.2
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