myriam soumare




Born: 29/10/1986 (31 yo)
Birth place: aris, France

Citizenship : France

Occupation : Athletes (Track & field - 100, 200m & 4 x 100m)



Summary


Myriam Soumaré is a track and field sprint athlete, who competes internationally for France.



Biography


At the 2010 European Championships in Barcelona, she won the gold medal in the 200 m meters with a time of 22.32 seconds in lane 8, shaving her previous personal best by 0.69s in doing so, and a bronze medal in the 100 meterswith a time of 11.18 seconds.

Soumaré represented France at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. She competed at the 4 x 100 meters relay together with Muriel Hurtis-Houairi, Lina Jacques-Sébastien and Carima Louami. In their first round heat they did not finish and were eliminated, due to a mistake with the baton exchange.

Soumaré represented France in three events at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London: 100m, 200m and 4 x 100m relay. She finished seventh in the 200m final in a time of 22.63 sec. She achieved the 11th fastest time in the 100m semi-final heats and thus did not qualify for the final. In the first round heats of the 4 x 100m relay, her team botched its last two baton exchanges and was disqualified for out-of-zone baton exchange.




Medal record:

2007 European Athletics U23 Championships in Debrecen :

  • 3 bronze in 100 m in 11 s 68

Mediterranean Games 2009 in Pescara

  • 1 in 4 x 100 m in 43 s 79
  • 2 in 100 m in 11 s 46

2010 European Athletics Championships in Barcelona :

  • 1 gold in 200 m in 22 s 32 (personal best)
  • 2 in 4 x 100 m in 42s 45
  • 3 bronze in 100 m in 11 s 18

2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki :

  • 3 bronze in 200 m in 23 s 21

Achievements:

  • 2010 - World Indoor Championships - Doha, Qatar - 7th - 60 m
  • 2012 - Olympic Games - London, England - 7th - 200 m

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