René Bonino

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameRené Joseph Alphonse•Bonino
Used nameRené•Bonino
Born14 January 1930 in Beausoleil, Alpes-Maritimes (FRA)
Died17 August 2016 in Autun, Saône-et-Loire (FRA)
Measurements176 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsCA Autun
NOC France

Biography

René Bonino was a French sprinter who earned 43 international caps. He was French Champion at 100 metres in 1951-52 and 1954. He competed at the 1954 European Championships, winning a silver medal in the 100, as well as the 1952 and 1956 Olympics. Bonino set a French record of 10.5 for the 100 in 1952 and ran on three record-setting French 4×100 relay teams from 1950-56.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.5 (1952).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1952 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA René Bonino
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 3 h11 r1/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) France 5
1956 Summer Olympics Athletics FRA René Bonino
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h4 r2/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) France 4 h1 r2/3

Special Notes