Monique Éwanjé-Épée

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Monique Éwanjé-Epée
Personal information
Nationality French
Born (1967-07-11) 11 July 1967 (age 47)
Poitiers, France
Height 1.73 m
Weight 65 kg
Sport
Country  France
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 60m hurdles and 100m hurdles

Monique Éwanjé-Épée (born July 11, 1967 in Poitiers, France) is a retired French track and field athlete who competed for France in the 60m hurdles and 100m hurdles.

Biography[edit]

Éwanjé-Épéee represented her country in the 60m hurdles and 100m hurdles in major international competitions such as the Olympic Games, World Championships, World Indoor Championships, European Championships and European Indoor Championships. She competed in the women's 100 meter hurdles at the 1988 Summer Olympics,1992 Summer Olympics and 1996 Summer Olympics.[1]

As of October 2013, Éwanjé-Épée is still the exclusive holder of the French national outdoor record for the women's 100m hurdles (12.56 sec), set on 29 June 1990 in Villeneuve d'Ascq, France. Her French national indoor record for the women's 60m hurdles (7.82 sec), set on 23 February 1991 in Paris, was not bettered or equalled for the next 13 years. It was equalled on 7 March 2004 by Linda Ferga at the 2004 World Indoor Championships 60 metres hurdle final in Budapest.

Éwanjé-Épée's elder sister Maryse Éwanjé-Épée competed in the high jump for France.

Results in international competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1985 European Junior Championships Cottbus, East Germany 1st in the final 100 m hurdles 13.10 sec in the final
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 7th in the final 100 m hurdles 13.14 sec in the final
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary eliminated in the semifinals 60 m hurdles 8.08 sec in the semifinals
1989 Universiade Duisburg, West Germany 1st in the final 100 m hurdles 12.95 sec (GR, NR) in the final
1989 Jeux de la Francophonie Rabat, Morocco 1st in the final 100 m hurdles 12.92 sec in the final
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, Scotland 2nd in the final 60 m hurdles 7.84 sec in the final
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 1st in the final 100 m hurdles 12.79 sec in the final
1990 IAAF Grand Prix Final Athens, Greece 3rd in the final 100 m hurdles 12.86 sec in the final
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 2nd in the final 60 m hurdles 7.90 sec in the final
1991 European Cup Frankfurt, Germany 2nd in the final 100 m hurdles 12.79 sec in the final
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 4th in the final 100 m hurdles 12.84 sec in the final
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 2nd in the final 60 m hurdles 7.99 sec in the final
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain eliminated in the first round heats 100 m hurdles 13.73 sec in the first round heats
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland eliminated in the first round heats 100 m hurdles 13.29 sec in the first round heats
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 4th in the final 60 m hurdles 7.98 sec in the final
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden eliminated in the first round heats 100 m hurdles 13.13 sec in the first round heats
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 3rd in the final 60 m hurdles 8.09 sec in the final
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, Georgia eliminated in the quarterfinals 100 m hurdles 13.17 sec in the quarterfinals

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sports Reference. "Monique Éwanjé-Épée-Tourret". Retrieved 31 May 2011. 

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