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Isabelle Accambray

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Partner  Jacques Accambray
Children  William Accambray
Event  Discus throw
Born  9 July 1956 (age 60) (1956-07-09) Clichy

Isabelle Accambray (née Reynaud; born 9 July 1956) is a former French discus thrower. Born in Clichy, she was a member of Athlétic Club de Cannes during her career. She represented France 25 times in international competition, with her best result being a gold medal at the 1983 Mediterranean Games. She participated at the European Cup in 1979, 1981 and 1983, as well as at the 1982 European Athletics Championships. She was a three-time French champion in the discus.


Personal life

Isabelle is married to Jacques Accambray, a former hammer thrower and President of the French Federation of American Football from 1985 to 1996. Their daughter, Jennifer, is also an athlete, specialising in the Javelin. Their son William is a handball player playing with Paris Saint-Germain Handball . The last child, Michael, has begun a career as a volleyball player.

National titles

  • French Championships in Athletics
  • Discus throw: 1980, 1981, 1982
  • National records

    French record
  • 53.42m the September 23, 1981 at Issy-les-Moulineaux
  • 53.52mNovember 7, 1981 at Pirae
  • 53.98m the May 2, 1982 at Nice
  • 54.52m the May 15, 1982 at Fort-de-France
  • 55.04m the June 5, 1982 at Reims
  • 56.28m the August 22, 1982 at Steinkjer
  • References

    Isabelle Accambray Wikipedia

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