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Emmanuel Matadi born 15 April 1991 in Monrovia, Liberia . Liberian athlete competing in sprinting events.[2] He won 2015 division 2 NCAA national titles in the 100m and 200m at Minnesota State, Mankato. Matadi also won the bronze medal in the 200 metres at the 2016 African Championships.

Emmanuel Matadi
Emmanuel Matadi Rio 100m cr.jpg
Matadi at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1991-04-15) 15 April 1991 (age 26)
Monrovia, Liberia
Education Minnesota State University Mankato
Height 6'1
Weight 210
Sport
Country  Liberia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 m, 200 m
College team Mankato Mavericks[1]

He currently holds national records in the 60, 100 and 200 metres.

He competed for Liberia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 100m and 200m events. The first round of the 100m and did not qualify for the semifinals.[3] He placed 5th with a time 20.49 during his heat in the first round of the 200m and did not qualify for the semifinals.[4] He was the flag bearer for Liberia in the Parade of Nations.[5]

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Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 9.97(W), 10.14 (+1.1 m/s, Redlands 2016) NR
  • 200 metres – 20.44 (+0.9 m/s, Walnut 2016)

NR Indoor

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Liberia
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 5th 100 m 10.24 (w)
3rd 200 m 20.55
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 43rd (h) 100 m 10.31
30th (h) 200 m 20.49
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 14th (sf) 100 m 10.20

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Emmanuel Matadi. gocards.com
  2. ^ Emmanuel Matadi profile at IAAF
  3. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 26 August 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  4. ^ "Rio 2016". Rio 2016. Archived from the original on 20 August 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 
  5. ^ "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-23. 

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