Dominique Chauvelier

Dominique Chauvelier (born 3 August 1956) is a French former long-distance runner who competed in marathons. His greatest international achievement was a bronze medal in the marathon at the 1990 European Athletics Championships.[1]

Dominique Chauvelier
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  France
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Split Marathon

Born in La Flèche,[2] he represented France at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and was a five-time participant in the marathon at the World Championships in Athletics (1983, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997). He also made four appearances in the marathon at the European Athletics Championships and seven appearances at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships.[3] He led the French team to bronze medals at the 1989 World Marathon Cup and 1994 European Marathon Cup.

He was a four-time national champion in the marathon.[4] He holds the French records for the 25,000 m and 30,000 m track events.

Among his wins on the professional circuit were the 1995 BIG 25 Berlin and the 1989 Reims Marathon. He is a five-time champion of the Marvejols-Mende Half Marathon and ran nine times at the New York City Marathon between 1992 and 2006 (his best result being 16th). As of 2016, he continues to compete as a masters category athlete.[3]

Personal bestsEdit

All information taken from All-Athletics.[5]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1981 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Madrid, Spain 112th Senior race 36:59
9th Team 402 pts
European Marathon Cup Agen, France 41st Marathon 2:24:46
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 14th Marathon 2:22:40
1983 European Marathon Cup Laredo, Spain 9th Marathon 2:14:22
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 46th Marathon 2:23:25
1984 IAAF World Cross Country Championships East Rutherford, United States 36th Senior race 34:25
9th Team 371 pts
1985 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Lisbon, Portugal 173rd Senior race ?
12th Team 441 pts
World Marathon Cup Athens, Greece 11th Marathon 2:15:58
1989 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Stavanger, Norway 38th Senior race 41:47
4th Team 187 pts
World Marathon Cup Milan, Italy 5th Marathon 2:11:24
3rd Team 6:38:51
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 3rd Marathon 2:15:20
1991 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Antwerp, Belgium 198th Senior race 37:41
14th Team 571 pts
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 15th Marathon 2:21:37
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 31st Marathon 2:19:09
1993 World Marathon Cup San Sebastián, Spain 17th Marathon 2:12:58
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 25th Marathon 2:27:26
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 10th Marathon 2:13:30
3rd Team 8:57:46
1995 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Durham, United Kingdom 111th Senior race 36:51
10th Team 422 pts
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 39th Marathon 2:27:30
1996 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Stellenbosch, South Africa 128th Senior race 37:35
11th Team 478 pts
World Half Marathon Championships Palma de Mallorca, Spain 59th Half marathon 1:06:21
European Mountain Running Trophy Llanberis, Wales 26th 11 km 1:09:29
World Mountain Running Trophy Telfes, Austria 32nd 11 km 1:02:51
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 38th Marathon 2:26:06
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary Marathon DNF
2008 World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships Clermont-Ferrand, France 2nd M50 Cross country 25:41
2nd M50 3000 m 9:09.90
World Masters Athletics Championships Aubière, France 3rd Half marathon 1:08:52

National titlesEdit

Circuit winsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ European Championships (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2016-08-07.
  2. ^ Dominique Chauvelier Archived 2016-12-03 at the Wayback Machine. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2016-08-07.
  3. ^ a b Dominique Chauvelier. Association of Road Racing Statisticians. Retrieved on 2016-08-07.
  4. ^ French Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2016-08-07.
  5. ^ Dominique Chauvelier. All-Athletics. Retrieved on 2016-08-07.

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