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Ben Youssef Meïté

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Ben Youssef Meïté (November 11, 1986) is a sprinter from Côte d'Ivoire. In 2010 he competed at the 2010 African Championships in Nairobi and won the gold medal with a time of 10.08 seconds. He went on to compete in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil where he finished fifth in the 100 meter dash with a personal best and national record of 9.96.

Ben Youssef Meïté
Ben Youssef Méité 2016 (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Born (1986-11-11) November 11, 1986 (age 31)
Séguéla
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
Country  Ivory Coast
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 metres
200 metres
Updated on 17 September 2015.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the   Ivory Coast
2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 7th 4 × 100 m relay 40.81
2004 African Championships Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 20th (h) 200 m 22.18
2005 Islamic Solidarity Games Mecca, Saudi Arabia 7th 100 m 10.63
3rd 4 × 100 m relay 40.87
Jeux de la Francophonie Niamey, Niger 6th 100 m 10.64
1st 200 m 20.99
1st 4 × 100 m relay 39.79
2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 13th (sf) 100 m 10.52
10th (sf) 200 m 21.18
4 × 100 m relay DQ
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 37th (h) 100 m 10.41
20th (qf) 200 m 20.78
Jeux de la Francophonie Beirut, Lebanon 1st 100 m 10.15 (w)
1st 200 m 20.37
4th 4 × 100 m relay 39.91
2010 World Indoor Championships Split, Croatia 21st 60 m 6.76
African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 1st 100 m 10.08
2nd 200 m 20.39
6th 4 × 100 m relay 40.77
IAAF Continental Cup Split, Croatia 3rd 200 m 20.51
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 28th (h) 100 m 10.45
33rd (h) 200 m 20.97
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 2nd 100 m 10.28
2nd 200 m 20.76
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 10th (sf) 60 m 6.71
African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 1st 200 m 20.62
4th 4 × 100 m relay 40.10
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 16th (sf) 100 m 10.13
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 18th (sf) 100 m 10.17
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of Congo 1st 100 m 10.04
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.93
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 1st 100 m 9.95 (w)
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 38.98
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 6th 100 m 9.96
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 10th (sf) 100 m 10.12

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Olympic Games
Preceded by
Amandine Allou Affoue
Flagbearer for   Ivory Coast
London 2012
Succeeded by
Murielle Ahouré