|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Denise Rose Raymonde•Laborie-Guénard|
|Born||13 January 1934 in Saint-Maurice-le-Girard, Vendée (FRA)|
|Died||23 May 2017 in Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, Val-de-Marne (FRA)|
|Measurements||168 cm / 57 kg|
|Affiliations||Union Sportive Métro-Transport/Union Sportive Ivry/Individuelle Ile-de-France|
An all-around athlete, Denise Laborie-Guénard competed at three Olympics from 1952-64. Her major international medal was a silver she won in the pentathlon at the 1962 European Championships. She also competed at the Europeans in the high hurdles in 1954 and the pentathlon in 1966. Laborie-Guénard earned 47 international caps and won 20 French Championships. She was 80 metre hurdles champion in 1954-55, 1960-62, and 1965; high jump champion in 1953 and 1964; long jump champion in 1965-66; discus champion in 1959; and pentathlon champion in 1953-54, 1961, and 1964-68.
After retiring from competition in the later 1960s, Laborie-Guénard became a professor of physical education. She also joined the French International Athletics Group (GIFA), of which she became a leading administrator. Her husband was Jacques Guénard, a top javelin thrower, and their son, Philippe, competed for French youth teams in decathlon.
Personal Bests: 100 – 11.7 (1963); 80H – 10.8 (1965); Pen – 4735 (1962).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1952 Summer Olympics||Athletics||FRA||Denise Laborie|
|100 metres, Women (Olympic)||3 h11 r1/4|
|4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic)||France||4 h3 r1/2|
|1960 Summer Olympics||Athletics||FRA||Denise Guénard|
|80 metres Hurdles, Women (Olympic)||6 h2 r2/3|
|1964 Summer Olympics||Athletics||FRA||Denise Guénard|
|80 metres Hurdles, Women (Olympic)|
|4 × 100 metres Relay, Women (Olympic)||France||8|
|Pentathlon, Women (Olympic)||12|