Aurel Manga

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Aurel Manga
Men 60 m hurdles Belgrade 2017.jpg
Aurel Manga (center) at the 2017 European Indoor Championships
Personal information
Born (1992-07-24) 24 July 1992 (age 26)
Paris, France
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)[1]
Weight89 kg (196 lb)
Event(s)60 m hurdles
110 m hurdles
ClubCa Montreuil 93
Coached bySamba-Koundy Giscard

Aurel Manga (born 24 July 1992) is a French athlete specialising in hurdling.[2] He finished sixth at the 2016 European Championships and fifth at the 2017 European Indoor Championships.

His personal bests are 13.33 seconds in the 110 metres hurdles (+1.7 m/s, Angers 2016) and 7.53 seconds in the 60 metres hurdles (Bordeaux 2017).[3]

On March 4, 2018, Manga won the bronze medal at the Indoor World Championships 2018 Birmingham in the 60 m hurdles. Where Britain's Andrew Pozzi (7.46 seconds) beat America's Jarret Eaton (7.47 seconds) in what was a photo finish.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
2013 European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 10th (sf) 100 m 10.57
6th 4 × 100 m relay 39.46
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 6th 110 m hurdles 13.47
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 5th 60 m hurdles 7.58
World Championships London, United Kingdom 24th (h) 110 m hurdles 13.58
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 3rd 60 m hurdles 7.54
European Championships Berlin, Germany 7th 110 m hurdles 13.51