Marie-Laure Brunet

Marie-Laure Brunet (born 20 November 1988[1] in Lannemezan, Hautes-Pyrénées) is a retired French biathlete and Olympic athlete who won a bronze medal in the women's pursuit at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games of Vancouver.[2]

Marie-Laure Brunet
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Personal information
Full nameMarie-Laure Brunet
Born (1988-11-20) 20 November 1988 (age 32)
Lannemezan, Hautes-Pyrénées, France
Height1.66 m (5 ft 5 in)
Websitemarielaurebrunet.com
Professional information
SportBiathlon
ClubDouanes Autrans
World Cup debut29 November 2007
Retired8 June 2014
Olympic Games
Teams2 (2010, 2014)
Medals2 (0 gold)
World Championships
Teams6 (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Medals9 (1 gold)
World Cup
Seasons14 (2000/01–2013/14)
Individual victories0
All victories2
Individual podiums10
All podiums33

Brunet made her Biathlon World Cup debut in March 2007 at Kontiolahti, shortly after winning a gold medal in the individual event at the Youth World Championships. During her career she developed a reputation as one of the most accurate shooters on the biathlon circuit. Brunet announced her retirement in June 2014 after suffering health problems, including collapsing during the relay at the 2014 Olympics.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marie Laure Brunet Archived 2010-02-17 at the Wayback Machine – Biathlon Athletes : Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics
  2. ^ German Wins Women’s 10K BiathlonThe New York Times – By REUTERS – Published: February 16, 2010
  3. ^ "Retirement for Marie Laure Brunet". International Biathlon Union. 9 June 2014. Archived from the original on 20 August 2014. Retrieved 23 September 2014.