Antoine Richard
Antoine Richard in 1985
Personal information
Born8 September 1960 (1960-09-08) (age 61)
Fontainebleau, France
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
ClubClub Sportive Fontainebleau
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  France
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1980 Moscow 4 x 100 metre relay

Antoine Richard (born 8 September 1960) is a former athlete from France who mainly competed in the 100 metres. He was French 100 metre champion on 5 occasions, and also 200 metre winner in 1985.

He also won the French 60 metres title 5 times as well.

He competed for France at the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Soviet Union where he ran in the 100 metres where he reached the Quarter final, but he won the bronze medal in the 4 x 100 metre relay with his team mates Pascal Barré, Patrick Barré and Hermann Panzo.

In 1983 he was 3rd place in the European cup 100metres in London. In 1985 he was European 60 metre silver medalist behind Mike McFarlane of the U.K.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
1979 European Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 6th 100 m 10.55
6th 4 × 100 m relay 40.79
Mediterranean Games Split, Yugoslavia 4th 100 m 10.70
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.98
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 23rd (qf) 100 m 10.45
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.53
1981 European Indoor Championships Grenoble, France 4th 50 m 5.78
1982 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 11th (sf) 60 m 6.73
European Championships Athens, Greece 26th (h) 100 m 10.66
7th 4 × 100 m relay 39.22
1983 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 60 m 6.66
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 15th (qf) 100 m 10.44
8th 4 × 100 m relay 38.98
Mediterranean Games Casablanca, Morocco 2nd 100 m 10.26
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 39.54
1984 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 60 m 6.70
Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 19th (qf) 100 m 10.53
6th 4 × 100 m relay 39.10
1985 World Indoor Games Paris, France 10th (sf) 60 m 6.78
European Indoor Championships Piraeus, Greece 2nd 60 m 6.63
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 5th (sf) 60 m 6.64
European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 8th 100 m 10.34
4th 4 × 100 m relay 38.81
1987 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 6th 60 m 6.63
World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 9th (sf) 60 m 6.69
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 15th (h) 60 m 6.78
1991 Mediterranean Games Athens, Greece 7th 100 m 10.57
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 39.99

References