Edwige Bancole

Edwige Bancole is a Beninese sprinter. She competed in the women's 100 metres at the 1980 Summer Olympics.[1] She was the first woman to represent Benin at the Olympics.[2]

Edwige Bancole
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Event(s)100 metres


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Edwige Bancole Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 4 July 2017.
  2. ^ "First female competitors at the Olympics by country". Olympedia. Retrieved 8 June 2020.