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Chantal Langlacé (born 6 January 1955) is a French long-distance runner who is recognized by the International Association of Athletics Federations as having set a world best in the marathon on two different occasions.[1] Langlacé set a world best mark on 27 October 1974 with a 2:46:24 performance in Neuf-Brisach, France, then recaptured it from American Jacqueline Hansen on 1 May 1977 with 2:35:16 in Oiartzun, Spain.[1]

Langlacé earned a national title in the 25 kilometers and set five national records in the marathon, as well as one each in the half marathon, the 25 kilometers, the 100 kilometers, and the one hour run.[2][3][4] She competed in the women's marathon at the 1983 World Championships, but failed to finish.[5] Langlacé is a three-time champion of the Neuf Brisach Marathon.[6] In addition to her record setting performance there in 1974, she also won in 1973 and 1976.[2] Langlacé won the Paris Marathon in 1981 as well as the Lille Métropole Marathon, now run as the Lille Métropole Half Marathon, in 1986 and 1987.[7][8]

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   France
1981 Paris Marathon Paris, France 1st Marathon 2:48:24
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland Marathon DNF
1985 Reims Marathon Reims, France 1st Marathon 2:42:18
1986 Lille Marathon Lille, France 1st Marathon 2:33:58
1987 Lille Marathon Lille, France 1st Marathon 2:41:43

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "12th IAAF World Championships In Athletics: IAAF Statistics Handbook. Berlin 2009" (PDF). Monte Carlo: IAAF Media & Public Relations Department. 2009. p. 653. Archived from the original (pdf) on 6 August 2009. Retrieved 23 May 2010.
  2. ^ a b "National Road Champions for France". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
  3. ^ "FRA Record Progressions- Road". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
  4. ^ "FRA Record Progressions- Track". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
  5. ^ http://todor66.com/athletics/world/1983/Women_Marathon.html
  6. ^ "Neuf Brisach Marathon". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
  7. ^ "Paris Marathon". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
  8. ^ "Lille Métropole Half Marathon". Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved May 23, 2010.
Records
Preceded by
  Michiko Gorman
Women's Marathon World Record Holder
27 October 1974 – 1 December 1974
Succeeded by
  Jacqueline Hansen
Preceded by
  Jacqueline Hansen
Women's Marathon World Record Holder
1 May 1977 – 10 September 1977
Succeeded by
  Christa Vahlensieck