Amy Mbacké Thiam

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Amy Mbacké Thiam
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Personal information
Born (1976-11-19) November 19, 1976 (age 37)
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Sport
Country  Senegal
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400m

Amy Mbacké Thiam (born November 10, 1976) is a Senegalese athlete competing in the 400 metres.

Biography[edit]

She has won medals in two World Championships, but at the 2004 Olympics she was knocked out in the heats. She is best known for winning the gold medal at the 2001 World Championships in Athletics held in Edmonton, Canada. With her 49.86 in that victory, she still holds the Senegal national record.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Senegal
1998 African Championships Dakar, Senegal 4th 400 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 13th (sf) 400 m 50.77
10th (h) 4×400 m relay 3:30.99 (NR)
All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 3rd 400 m 50.95
2nd 4×400 m relay 3:31.63
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 12th (sf) 400 m 51.60
13th (h) 4×400 m relay 3:28.02 (NR)
2001 Jeux de la Francophonie Ottawa, Canada 1st 400 m 50.92
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 1st 400 m 49.86
11th (h) 4×400 m relay 3:30.03
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 3rd 400 m 51.25
2002 African Championships Radès, Tunisia 7th (h) 400 m 54.02[1]
2003 World Championships Paris, France 3rd 400 m 49.95
7th (h) 4×400 m relay 3:28.37
2004 African Championships Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 1st 4×400 m relay 3:29.41
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 29th (h) 400 m 52.44
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 400 m 52.22
15th (h) 4×400 m relay 3:29.03
2006 African Championships Bambous, Mauritius 1st 400 m 52.22
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 38th (h) 400 m 54.31
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 14th (sf) 400 m 51.70
2010 African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 2nd 400 m 51.32
3rd 4×400 m relay 3:35.55
2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 2nd 400 m 51.77
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 3rd 400 m 51.68
3rd 4×400 m relay 3:31.64
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 31st (h) 400 m 53.23
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 20th (sf) 400 m 52.37

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Did not start in the final.

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