Colchen in the 1953 French women's basketball squad
|1946 Oslo||High jump|
|1946 Oslo||4×100 m relay|
|FIBA World Championships|
Career[change | change source]
She became France's first high jump champion at the 1946 European Athletics Championships and held the French record for the event for ten years. She represented France in high jump at the 1948 Summer Olympics.
In basketball she was the highest scorer at the 1953 FIBA World Championship for Women, helping France to third place. She was a member of the French national team for the European Women's Basketball Championship in 1950, 1952, 1954 and 1956.
Death[change | change source]
Colchen died on 26 January 2017 in Paris, France, aged 91.
References[change | change source]
- Colchen-Maillet Anne-Marie. French Basketball Federation. Retrieved on 2015-11-01.
- Anne-Marie Colchen. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-11-01.
- Présidence de la République Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur. France Phaleristique. Retrieved on 2015-11-01.