Suzanne Delbort

French swimmer

Suzanne Delbort (born 1916) was a French competitive swimmer from Paris in the 1930s. She was a member of Cercle des Nageurs de Paris and from 1938 of Neptune Club de France. [1]

Suzanne Delbort
Personal information
National teamFrance
Born1916 (1916)
ClubCercle des Nageurs de Paris
Neptune Club de France (from 1938)

Personal life


Hoss was born in 1916. She was the daughter of swimmer Henriette Delbort and "Gare" swimming pool director Delbort.[1] In January 1933 she had a traffic accident in a taxi, in Barcelona, Spain, while doing to the theater with Yvonne Godard and Rose Nougaret. She was not injured.[1]



Delbort became with her team national champion in the 4x100 metres freestyle relay in 1930, 1931 and 1932. Individually she won the silver medal in the 400 metre freestyle at the national championships in 1931 and 1932. In 1931 she was part of the French national team at the 1931 European Aquatics Championships. She reached the final in the 400 metre freestyle and finished sixth in a time of 6:39.2. At open water championships she became champion of Paris in 1932. In July 1933 she became open water champion of Paris. Later in 1933 she finished second behind Rose Pourquier at the Traversée de Paris à la nage [fr], an open water competition in Paris that also served as the national championship.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Velez, Anne (2010). "LES FILLES DE L'EAU. UNE HISTOIRE DES FEMMES ET DE LA NATATION EN FRANCE(1905-1939)" (PDF). Université d’Angers (in French). Retrieved 10 November 2022 – via

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