Benjamin Youla

Benjamin Youla (born 12 November 1975) is a retired sprinter from Republic of the Congo who specialised in the 400 metres.[2] He represented his country at the 2000 Summer Olympics as well as two World Championships.

Benjamin Youla
Personal information
Born (1975-11-12) 12 November 1975 (age 44)[1]
EducationHuston–Tillotson University
Event(s)400 metres

His personal bests in the event are 45.74 seconds outdoors (Fairfax 2001) and 49.15 seconds indoors (Houston 2004).[3] Both are standing national record.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the   Republic of the Congo
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 26th (qf) 400 m 46.29
1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 25th (h) 400 m 50.33
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 61st (h) 400 m 47.54
2001 Jeux de la Francophonie Ottawa, Canada 5th 400 m 46.44
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 23rd (h) 400 m 45.92