Max Morinière

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Max Morinière
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Born (1964-02-16) 16 February 1964 (age 54)

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 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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