Marthe Koala

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Marthe Koala
Marthe Koala 2016.jpg
Marthe Koala in 2016
Personal information
Full nameMarthe Christiane Yasmine Koala
Nationality Burkina Faso
Born (1994-03-08) 8 March 1994 (age 25)
Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
EducationUniversity of Malta[1]
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)[2]
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Updated on 26 August 2016.

Marthe Koala (born 8 March 1994) is a Burkinabe athlete competing in the 100 metres hurdles and heptathlon.[3] At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 100 metres hurdles failing to reach the semifinals.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Burkina Faso
2011 World Youth Championships Lille, France 37th (h) 200 m 25.80 s
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 5th Heptathlon 5133 pts
2012 World Junior Championships Barcelona, Spain 34th (h) 100 m hurdles 14.15 s
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 33rd (h) 100 m hurdles 13.91 s
2013 African Junior Championships Bambous, Mauritius 1st 100 m hurdles 14.09 s
3rd Long jump 5.60 m (w)
Jeux de la Francophonie Nice, France 7th 100 m hurdles 13.75 s
2014 African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 1st Heptathlon 5454 pts
2015 World Championships Beijing, China Heptathlon DNF
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 3rd Heptathlon 5664 pts
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 2nd 100 m hurdles 13.36 s
2nd Heptathlon 5952 pts
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 43rd (h) 100 m hurdles 13.41 s
2017 Jeux de la Francophonie Abidjan, Ivory Coast 1st 100 m hurdles 13.32 s
1st Long jump 6.52 m
World Championships London, United Kingdom 35th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.38 s
2018 African Championships Asaba, Nigeria 2nd Long jump 6.54 m (w)
2nd Heptathlon 5967 pts