François Lapointe (athlete)

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François Lapointe
Personal information
Born (1961-08-23) August 23, 1961 (age 53)
Montréal, Québec
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
Country  Canada
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Racewalking
Updated on 25 July 2013.

François Lapointe (born August 23, 1961 in Montréal, Québec) is a retired male racewalker from Canada. He set his personal best in the men's 20 km race walk event (1:23:50) in 1987.

Personal bests[edit]

  • 20 km: 1:23:50 hrs – 1987
  • 50 km: 3:48:15 hrsSouth Korea Seoul, 30 September 1988

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Canada
1982 Commonwealth Games Brisbane, Australia 5th 30 km 2:17:02
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 20 km DNF
6th 50 km 3:53:57
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 11th 20 km 1:27:06
50 km DSQ
Pan American Race Walking Cup Bucaramanga, Colombia 20 km DSQ
1986 Commonwealth Games Edinburgh, Scotland 30 km DSQ
Pan American Race Walking Cup Saint Léonard, Canada 6th 50 km 4:20:35
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 12th 50 km 3:52:38
World Championships Rome, Italy 33rd 20 km 1:29.22
13th 50 km 3:56:11
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 14th 50 km 3:48:15
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 4th 30 km 2:12:41

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