Thierry Toutain

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Thierry Toutain (born February 14, 1962 in Fourmies) is a retired French race walker. With a time of 3:40:57.9, achieved in 1996, Toutain held the world record over 50,000 metres track walking until March 12, 2011, when Yohann Diniz broke it with a time of 3:35:27.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
1987 World Race Walking Cup New York City, United States 15th 50 km 3:55:58
World Championships Rome, Italy 14th 50 km 3:56:34
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 18th 20 km 1:22:55
1989 World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 10th 20 km 1:22:06
Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 3rd 20 km 1:35:08
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 3rd 20 km 1:23:22
1991 World Race Walking Cup San Jose, California, United States 3rd 20 km 1:20:56
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 9th 20 km 1:21:22
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 20 km DSQ
1993 World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 18th 50 km 4:05:18
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 50 km 3:43:52
1995 World Race Walking Cup Beijing, PR China 7th 20 km 1:21:06
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 50 km DNF
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, U.S. 10th 20 km 1:21:56
50 km DSQ
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 50 km DNF

External links[edit]