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Mireille Cayre

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameMireille•Cayre (-Bernadot)
Used nameMireille•Cayre
Born2 April 1947 in Moulins, Allier (FRA)
Died16 November 2019 in Clermont-Ferrand, Puy-de-Dôme (FRA)
Measurements159 cm / 51 kg
AffiliationsChoisy-le-Roy
NOC France

Biography

Mireille Cayre was a French gymnast who competed at the 1968 and 1972 Olympic Games. She also participated at the 1966 World Championships in Dortmund. She later served gymnastics in several roles, working as a judge at the Olympics and other international competitions, and also as a sports administrator.

Cayre served as regional technical director on the Marne island from 1975-81. From 1975-78 she was commissioned in gym dance studies at the Paris Opera, and she then became a director in the Drôme-Ardèche from 1981-86. She was technical director in Auvergne from 1986-88, charged primarily with preparing juniors for the European Championships. Cayre stayed in Auvergne as a director from 1988-94, and then from 1994-2009 was technical director of the Central French Zone, before retiring at the end of 2009. In 2002, Cayre received the Gold Medal of Youth and Sports.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1968 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) FRA Mireille Cayre
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) =40
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) France 7
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) =38 r1/2
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) 23 r1/2
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =69 r1/2
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) =43 r1/2
1972 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) FRA Mireille Cayre
Individual All-Around, Women (Olympic) 53 r1/2
Team All-Around, Women (Olympic) France 15
Floor Exercise, Women (Olympic) =28 r1/1
Horse Vault, Women (Olympic) =61 r1/1
Uneven Bars, Women (Olympic) =58 r1/1
Balance Beam, Women (Olympic) =54 r1/1