Joseph Batangdon

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Joseph Batangdon
Personal information
Nationality  CMR
Born (1978-06-29) June 29, 1978 (age 36)
Cameroon
Residence Paris, France
Height 1.74
Weight 72.00
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) 200 m
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

60m: 6.89
100m: 10.19 (NR)
200m: 20.31 (NR)

400m: 46.50

Joseph Batangdon (born July 29, 1978) is a former Cameroonian sprinter who specialized in the 200 metres.

Batangdon became African champion in 2004, a month before the 2004 Summer Olympics. Competing in the 200 metres contest, he did advance from the heats but pulled out of the competition.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Cameroon
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 21st (qf) 200 m 20.70
12th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.25 (NR)
All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 2nd 200 m 20.37
2000 African Championships Algiers, Algeria 2nd 200 m 20.31
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 37th (qf) 100 m 10.52
17th (qf) 200 m 20.55
24th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.62
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 9th (sf) 200 m 21.43
Jeux de la Francophonie Ottawa, Canada 3rd 200 m 20.75
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 16th (sf) 200 m 20.66
17th (h) 4x100 m relay 39.29
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 15th (sf) 100 m 10.37
7th 200 m 20.36
7th 4x100 m relay 39.52
African Championships Radès, Tunisia 4th 200 m 20.47
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 2nd 200 m 20.76
World Championships Paris, France 29th (qf) 200 m 20.81
All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 6th 200 m 21.09
4th 4×100 m relay 39.94
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 200 m 21.16
African Championships Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 1st 200 m 20.46
3rd 4x100 m relay 39.87
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 34th (h) 200 m 20.92
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 7th 200 m 20.95
2005 Islamic Solidarity Games Mecca, Saudi Arabia 2nd 200 m 20.73
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 22nd (qf) 200 m 21.38
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 6th 200 m 21.24
3rd 4x100 m relay 40.60
2009 Jeux de la Francophonie Beirut, Lebanon 5th 4x100 m relay 40.07

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor[edit]

Distance Time Venue Date
100m 10.19s Bordeaux,  France 12/06/2002
200m 20.31s Edmonton,  Canada
Algiers,  Algeria
Johannesburg,  South Africa

07/08/2001
14/07/2000
17/09/1999
300m 32.44s Sydney,  Canada 11/09/2000
400m 46.5s Nogent-sur-Marne,  France 16/06/1996

Indoor[edit]

Distance Time Place
60m 6.89s Liévin,  France
200m 20.47s Aubière,  France

References[edit]