Max Morinière

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Max Morinière
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Born (1964-02-16) 16 February 1964 (age 55)

Max Morinière (born 16 February 1964 in Fort-de-France) is a retired French sprinter who specialized in the 100 metres.

Biography[edit]

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, he won a bronze medal in the 4x100 metres relay with his team mates Bruno Marie-Rose, Daniel Sangouma and Gilles Quenehervé.

At the 1990 European Championships in Split the French team of Morinière, Daniel Sangouma, Jean-Charles Trouabal and Bruno Marie-Rose improved the world record to 37.79 seconds. The record stood less than one year, as the Santa Monica Track Club from the United States team ran in 37.67 seconds at the Weltklasse Zurich meet.[1] With 10.09 seconds he is also a former French record holder in the 100 metres.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
1983 CARIFTA Games Fort-de-France, Martinique 1st 100 m 10.36
European Junior Championships Schwechat, Austria 3rd 100 m 10.56
4th 4 × 100 m relay 40.04
1987 European Indoor Championships Liévin, France 19th (h) 60 m 6.81
World Championships Rome, Italy 16th (qf) 100 m 10.39
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 21st (qf) 100 m 10.37
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.40
1989 Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 3rd 100 m 10.29
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.75
World Cup Barcelona, Spain 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.471
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 5th 100 m 10.15 w (+2.2 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 37.79
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 18th (qf) 100 m 10.24
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 37.87
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 14th (sf) 100 m 10.42
7th (sf) 4 × 100 m relay 39.02
1993 Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.96
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 29th (qf) 100 m 10.58

1Representing Europe

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