Suzanne Dubois

French swimmer

Suzanne Dubois was a French swimmer in the 1910s from Paris. She was a member of Ondine de Paris.[1]

Suzanne Dubois
Personal information
ClubOndine de Paris

Career change

Her earliest swimming victory were in 1908 in Choisy-le-Roi on 28 June and Traversée de Lyon à la nage [fr] on 16 August. In September that year she competed at the first ever women's championships of Paris and finished third.

In 1909 she finished second at the national championships in Amiens in a time of 2:10,8. During a main international meeting at the Charenton canal basin she finished second in the handicap-style race. Later the year she finished second in an interclub competition in Joinville-le-Pont and she finished second in the championships of Paris. In 1911 she participated at the women's Odine international swimming competition in the 120 metre international event. In September 1911 she became French national champion in the 100 metre freestyle event in a time of 1:56. Her last main achievement was on 29 June 1913, finishing second at the championships of Paris in the 100 metre freestyle.[1]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 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