Nicole Ramalalanirina

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Nicole Ramalalanirina
JO Atlanta 1996 - Stade.jpg
Nicole Ramalalanirina (lane 1) at the 1996 Summer Olympics 100 m hs semi-final
Personal information
Born (1972-03-05) 5 March 1972 (age 45)
Madagascar Antananarivo, Madagascar
Height 1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Country  France

Nicole Ramalalanirina (born 5 March 1972 in Antananarivo, Madagascar) is a French athlete who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles. She changed nationality from her native Madagascar in 1998.

Her personal best time in the 100 metres hurdles is 12.76 seconds, achieved in November 2000 in La Chaux-de-Fonds.

Nicole competed in the Olympic Games four times, twice for Madagascar(1992, 1996) and twice for France(2000, 2004). [1] Her best Olympic result was a 6th place in the 100m high hurdles at Sydney in 2000 with a time of 12.91.[1]

Nicole fnished her career by winning the French Indoor National 60m Hurdles championship in both 2004 and 2006. [2]


Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Madagascar
1991 All-Africa Games Cairo, Egypt 3rd 100 m hurdles 13.70
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 24th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.40
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 21st (h) 60 m hurdles 8.36
African Championships Durban, South Africa 1st 100 m hurdles 13.32
Universiade Buffalo, United State 3rd 100 m hurdles 13.28
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 11th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.16
1994 Jeux de la Francophonie Paris, France 1st 100 m hurdles 13.17
1995 World Indoor Championships Barcelona, Spain 12th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.11
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 16th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.24
Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 1st 100 m hurdles 13.02
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 13th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.01
4 × 100 m relay DNF
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 25th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.21
Jeux de la Francophonie Antananarivo, Madagascar 1st 100 m hurdles 13.21
Representing  France
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 4th 100 m hurdles 12.87
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 9th (h) 60 m hurdles 8.06
World Championships Seville, Spain 14th (sf) 100 m hurdles 12.96
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 6th 100 m hurdles 12.91
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 3rd 60 m hurdles 7.96
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 12th (h) 100 m hurdles 12.91
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 4th 60 m hurdles 8.01
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 8th 60 m hurdles 8.01
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 19th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.07
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 12th (sf) 60 m hurdles 8.12
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 18th (h) 60 m hurdles 8.14
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 17th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.34

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Nicole Ramalalanirina Biography and Olympic Results - Olympics at Sports-Reference.com" (in English: {{{1}}}). 5 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "French Indoor Championships" (in English: {{{1}}}). 8 August 2010.