Matadi at the 2016 Olympics
15 April 1991|
|Education||Minnesota State University Mankato|
|Event(s)||100 m, 200 m|
|College team||Mankato Mavericks|
Emmanuel Matadi born 15 April 1991 in Monrovia, Liberia . Liberian athlete competing in sprinting events. Attended University Of Louisville before transfering to Minnesota State University, Mankato. At MSU Matadi won the national titles in the 100m and 200m, also holds national records in the 60m, 100m and 200 metres.
Internationally; Matadi won bronze in the 200 metres at the 2016 African Championships and made his Olympic debut while competing for Liberia at the 2016 Summer Olympics in the 100m and 200m. He was the flag bearer for Liberia in the Parade of Nations.
2017 world championships Matadi was one of three Africans to advance to the semifinals of the 100m in London.
|2016||African Championships||Durban, South Africa||5th||100 m||10.24 (w)|
|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|
- Emmanuel Matadi. gocards.com
- Emmanuel Matadi profile at IAAF
- "The Flagbearers for the Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony". 2016-08-16. Retrieved 2016-08-23.