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Daniel René Claude Sangouma (born 7 February 1965 in Saint-Denis, Réunion) is a retired French sprinter who specialized in the 100 and 200 metres.

Daniel Sangouma
Personal information
Born7 February 1965
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100m : 10.02 (Villeneuve-d'Ascq 1990)
200m : 20.20 (Casablanca 1989)

BiographyEdit

At the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, he won a bronze medal in the 4x100 metres relay with his teammates Bruno Marie-Rose, Gilles Quenehervé and Max Morinière.

At the 1990 European Championships in Split the French team of Morinière, Sangouma, Jean-Charles Trouabal and Marie-Rose improved the world record to 37.79 seconds. The record stood less than one year, as the Santa Monica Track Club from the United States team ran in 37.67 seconds at the Weltklasse Zurich meet.[2] With 10.02 seconds Sangouma is also a former French record holder in the 100 metres.

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   France
1985 World Indoor Games Paris, France 4th 200 m 21.36
European Indoor Championships Piraeus, Greece 4th 200 m 21.13
1986 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 4th 200 m 21.78
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 6th 200 m 21.57
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.40
1989 World Cup Barcelona, Spain 3rd 100 m 10.17
Jeux de la Francophonie Casablanca, Morocco 1st 100 m 10.17
1st 200 m 20.20
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.75
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 2nd 100 m 10.04 w (+2.2 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 37.79
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 2nd 4 × 100 m relay 37.87
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 5th 60 m 6.64
2nd 200 m 20.64
1993 Mediterranean Games Narbonne, France 3rd 100 m 10.35
1st 200 m 20.76
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.96
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 5th 60 m 6.65
1st 200 m 20.68
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 11th (sf) 200 m 20.98 (+0.5 m/s)
1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.57

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