Delphyne Heymann-Burlet

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameDelphyne•Heymann-Burlet
Used nameDelphyne•Heymann-Burlet
Born24 November 1966 in Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, Haute-Savoie (FRA)
Measurements163 cm / 56 kg
AffiliationsDouanes SC Bellegarde
NOC France
Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1


Delphyne Heymann-Burlet competed at three Olympics, winning a single medal, bronze in the 1994 biathlon relay at Lillehammer. Her next best Olympic finish was a sixth in the 15 km in 1992 at Albertville. Heymann-Burlet won three medals at the World Championships, winning gold in the team event in 1993, along with a relay silver in 1993, and a relay bronze in 1999. She was married to Andreas Heymann, a GDR and French biathlete who competed at the 1998 Winter Olympics, and won a biathlon bronze medal at the 1999 World Championships in the team event, although they later divorced. Heymann-Burlet was a 10-time French champion. At the World Cup she started in 160 events, winning two titles, one each in a relay and team event, with 15 podiums, four individual – two silvers and two bronzes. Her best seasonal World Cup finish was sixth in 1992-93.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Winter Olympics Biathlon FRA Delphyne Burlet
7.5 kilometres Sprint, Women (Olympic) 9
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 6
1994 Winter Olympics Biathlon FRA Delphyne Heymann-Burlet
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 11
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) France 3 Bronze
2002 Winter Olympics Biathlon FRA Delphyne Burlet
7.5 kilometres Sprint, Women (Olympic) 23
10 kilometres Pursuit, Women (Olympic) 33
15 kilometres, Women (Olympic) 26
4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay, Women (Olympic) France 9

Olympic family relations

Special Notes


Name also seen as Delphine, but Martin Frank has two autographs showing the spelling of her name as "Delphyne."