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Jacqueline Mazéas

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 0
Bronze 1
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexFemale
Full nameJacqueline Marguerite Marie•Mazéas (Martin-)
Used nameJacqueline•Mazéas
Born10 October 1920 in Denain, Nord (FRA)
Died9 July 2012 in Darnétal, Seine-Maritime (FRA)
AffiliationsIndividuelle Normandie
NOC(s) France

Biography

Jacqueline Mazéas started her career rather late, at the age of 23, afte she had finished her studies and gotten married. In 1946 she was French champion and set the French record, but was not selected for the European Championships, as the French took only a small female contingent. She repeated as French discus champion in 1947. In 1948 she became the first Frenchwoman to surpass 40 metres in the discus, recording 40.49 at a meet in Amsterdam on 13 June. She represented GA Rouen during her career.

Personal Best: DT – 40.49 (1948).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1948 Summer Olympics Athletics Discus Throw, Women Olympic 3 Bronze Representing France