Niaré in action at the 2009 European Indoor Championships
20 July 1977|
|Died||5 December 2012
|Sport||Track and field|
Niaré was born in Saint-Maurice, Val-de-Marne. He father was Malian shot putter Namakoro Niaré. His main honor was the silver medal at the 2009 European Indoor Championships with a throw of 20.42 metres. He also finished eleventh at the 1996 World Junior Championships, and fourth at the 2009 Mediterranean Games.
Niaré competed at the 2001 World Championships, the 2006 European Championships, the 2007 World Championships, the 2008 Olympic Games and the 2009 World Championships without reaching the final.
His personal best throw in the shot put was 20.72 metres, a French national record, achieved in May 2008 in Versailles. He also had 63.44 metres in the discus throw, achieved in May 2007 in Chelles.
He is the brother of French High Jumper Gaëlle Niaré.
Niaré was killed on the morning of 5 December 2012 in an automobile accident. A statement regarding his death was issued by the French Athletics Federation. He was 35.
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