Murielle Ahouré

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Murielle Ahouré
2012-06-07 Bislett Games Ahore01.jpg
Ahouré at the 2012 Bislett Games
Personal information
Nationality Ivorian
Born (1987-08-23) 23 August 1987 (age 27)
Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Country  Ivory Coast
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 60 metres, 100 metres, 200 metres
College team Miami Hurricanes George Mason University

Murielle Ahouré (born 23 August 1987) is an Ivorian sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres. She was a double silver medalist at the 2013 world championships in Moscow. She came second in both the 100 and 200 meters at this event.

She also won a silver medal at 60 metres event at 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.[1] She was the 2009 NCAA Indoor Champion at 200 metres while running for the University of Miami. Ahouré's personal best at 100 m is 10.91 (Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France, 2013) and in 200 m 22.24 (Monaco, 2013).[1]

She holds Ivorian record in 100 metres outdoor and African record in 200 metres indoor and outdoor.[2] At the 2012 Summer Olympics she placed sixth in the 200 m and seventh in the 100 m.

She ran under seven seconds for the 60 metres in February 2013, becoming the seventh fastest woman ever with her time of 6.99 seconds.[3]

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ivory Coast
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 2nd 60 m 7.04
Olympic Games London, Great Britain 7th 100 metres 11.00
6th 200 metres 22.57
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 2nd 100 m 10.93
2nd 200 m 22.32
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 2nd 60 m 7.01

Personal bests[edit]

Type Event Time Date Place Notes
Outdoor 100 metres 10.91 8 July 2013 Sotteville-lès-Rouen, France
200 metres 22.24 19 July 2013 Monaco
Indoor 60 metres 6.99 16 February 2013 Birmingham, England 7th of all time, AR
  • All information taken from IAAF profile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "IAAF profile". IAAF.com. Retrieved 11 March 2012. 
  2. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDKRWVYJwWs
  3. ^ Brown, Matthew (2013-02-16). Ahour\xe9's sub-seven sprint steals the show in Birmingham. IAAF. Retrieved on 2013-03-02.

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