Véronique Mang

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Véronique Mang
Véronique Mang 2010.jpg
Personal information
Nationality  France
Born (1984-12-15) December 15, 1984 (age 30)
Douala, Cameroon
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 63 kg (139 lb)
Sport
Sport Running
Event(s) 100 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

100m: 11.11 s (Barcelona 2010)

200m: 22.92 s (Genève 2004)

Véronique Mang (born December 15, 1984) is a track and field sprint athlete, competing internationally for France.

Biography[edit]

She arrived in France with her mother, brother and sister in 1995. She represented Cameroon until 2003 when she gained French citizenship. She started running at age 12 in France. She suffered a strained leg muscle in 2000; a knee injury in 2001. Her hobbies are music, dancing and collecting postcards.[citation needed]

She won the bronze medal in the 4x100m relay at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.

She competed at the 2005 Mediterranean Games in the 100 metres which was held at Almería. She went on to win gold, 0.02 ahead of compatriot Sylviane Félix. She later teamed up with Félix, Lina Jacques-Sebastien and Fabé Dia to win the 4 x 100 metres relay

She also competed at the 2005 Jeux de la Francophonie, in Niamey. She went on to claim gold in the 100 metre event, campatriot Fabienne Beret-Martinel claimed bronze. She also won gold in the 4 x 100 metres relay with Beret-Martinel, Aurelie Kamga and Carima Louami.

Mang competed at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in the 100 metres and 4 x 100 metres relay. Despite being considered a medal contender, she only managed to reach the semi-final stage in the 100 metres. In the relay, she teamed up with Fabienne Beret-Martinel, Adrianna Lamalle and Muriel Hurtis-Houairi. The French women ran an impressive heat and were the fastest qualifiers in a time of 43.38. In the final, they did not finish the race due to a failed baton exchange.

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