Jérôme Éyana

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Jérôme Éyana
Personal information
Nationality  France
Born (1977-07-05) 5 July 1977 (age 39)
Paris, France
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Sport Running
Event(s) 60 metres, 100 metres
Club Raçing Club de France
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)

100m: 10.25 s (Beijing 2001)

60m: 6.64 s (Birmingham 2003)

Jérôme Éyana (born 5 July 1977 in Paris) is a French sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres and 60 metres.

At the 2002 European Championships he finished fourth in 4x100 m relay with teammates David Patros, Issa-Aimé Nthépé and Ronald Pognon.[1] He finished sixth in the 60 metres at the 2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham, equalling his personal best time of 6.64 seconds.

His personal best time over 100m is 10.25 seconds, achieved at the 2001 Summer Universiade in Beijing.

Running career[edit]

Jérôme arrived at Antony Athletisme 92 Club in 1996 and first trained with Serge Iotti, after soccer, boxing and (street) basketball, Jérôme discovered athletics at 18, using an enrollment form that his brother hasn't used at a local club "just to see". Originally from Cameroon ,has a competitive spirit,like soul music and devoted his season to athletics "to make like a great champion." The same year he ran his first 60m at l'INSEP in 6"87 and the 100m in 10"67 with that mark he was qualified for the IAAF World Junior Championships in Athletics in Sydney but injury preventing him from competing.








External links[edit]

  1. Jerome Eyana Profile
  2. Le Miraculé
  3. L'Equipe.fr
  4. 4x100m The 9th IAAF World Championships, Paris
  5. [1] photo meeting
  6. Olympic Sport