Bruno Marie-Rose

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Bruno Marie-Rose
Personal information
Born20 May 1965 (1965-05-20) (age 54)
Bordeaux, France[1]
Height1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight83 kg (183 lb)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100m: 10.16 (Tours 1989)
200m: 20.43 (Dijon 1991)

Bruno Marie-Rose (born 20 May 1965 in Bordeaux) is a retired sprinter from France . He was a member of the French team which set a world record in the 4 x 100 metres relay in 1990 with a time of 37.79 seconds to win the gold medal at the European Championships. He also set a world indoor record for 200 metres in 1987 with a time of 20.36 seconds to win the gold medal at the European Indoor Championships. He earned a silver medal at the 1991 World Championships and a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympic Games as a member of French 4 × 100 m relay teams.


In 1987, Marie-Rose set a world indoor record of 20.36 seconds in the 200 m to win the gold medal at the European Indoor Championships in Liévin. (The time was subsequently bettered, however it remains the French national indoor record.) Marie-Rose also won the 200 m silver medal at the 1987 World Indoor Championships in Indianapolis.

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, Marie-Rose won a bronze medal in the 4 × 100 m relay with his teammates Gilles Quénéhervé, Daniel Sangouma and Max Morinière. Marie-Rose also reached the final of the 200 m at the games, finishing in eighth place.

At the 1990 European Championships in Split, the French 4 × 100 m relay team of Morinière, Sangouma, Jean-Charles Trouabal and Marie-Rose set a world record of 37.79 seconds to win the gold medal. (The record was bettered the following year by the Santa Monica Track Club from the United States.)[2] Marie-Rose also reached the final of the 100 metres at the championships, where he finished fourth.

At the 1991 World Championships in Tokyo, Marie-Rose was a member of the French team which won the silver medal in the 4 × 100 m relay.

Marie-Rose is a former French indoor record holder over 60 metres with a time of 6.56 seconds.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
1983 European Junior Championships Schwechat, Austria 2nd (sf) 100 m 10.441
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 60 m 6.73
1985 World Indoor Games Paris, France 5th 60 m 6.73
European Indoor Championships Piraeus, Greece 12th (h) 60 m 6.76
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 3rd 60 m 6.65
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 3rd 100 m 10.21 (-0.1 m/s)
13th (sf) 200 m 20.97 (0.0 m/s)
4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.81
1987 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 6th (sf) 60 m 6.60
1st 200 m 20.36 (WR)
World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 2nd 200 m 20.89
Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia 3rd 100 m 10.25
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 8th 200 m 20.58
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.40
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 14th (sf) 60 m 6.78
3rd 200 m 21.14
Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 2nd 100 m 10.18
2nd 200 m 20.58
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.75
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 5th 60 m 6.66
3rd 200 m 21.28
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 4th 100 m 10.10 w (+2.2 m/s)
19th (h) 200 m 21.46 w (+2.4 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 37.79 (WR)
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 37.87
1994 Jeux de la Francophonie Bondoufle, France 5th (sf) 200 m 21.14

1Did not finish in the final


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Bruno Marie-Rose". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ Men's 4 x 100m. Relay. World Record Progression - Sporting Heroes