Marion Buisson

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Marion Buisson
Personal information
Nationality  France
Born (1988-02-19) 19 February 1988 (age 27)
Mende, Lozère, France
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 55 kg (121 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Club Clermont Athlétisme Auvergne
Coached by Joel Bailly
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) Pole vault: 4.50 m (2008)

Marion Buisson (born February 19, 1988 in Mende, Lozère) is a French pole vaulter.[1] She set her personal best height of 4.50 metres by upsetting her teammate Vanessa Boslak, and by winning the women's pole vault at the 2008 French Athletics Championships in Albi.[2]

Buisson represented France at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where she successfully cleared a height of 4.15 metres in the women's pole vault, an event which was later dominated by world-record holder Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia. Buisson, however, failed to advance into the final, as she placed twenty-third overall in the qualifying rounds, tying her position with Iceland's Thórey Edda Elisdóttir.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marion Buisson". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Encouraging improvements from French Olympians at Championships in Albi". European Athletics. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 
  3. ^ "Women's Pole Vault Qualification". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 26 December 2012. 

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