Laure Kuetey

Laure Isabelle Kuetey (born 6 March 1971)[1] is a Beninese sprinter who specializes in the Women's 100 meters and the Women's 200 metres events. She competed at the 200 metres event in the 1996 Summer Olympics, and the 100 metres event in the 1992 and 2000 Summer Olympics respectively. In addition, she was also the flag bearer for Benin in the 1996 and 2000 Summer Olympics opening ceremony.[3]

Laure Kuetey
Personal information
Full nameLaure Isabelle Kuetey
NationalityBeninese
Born (1971-03-06) March 6, 1971 (age 49)
Sport
Country Benin
SportTrack and field
Event(s)100 meters, 200 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 100 m: 11.87 s [1]
  • 200 m: 24.80 s [2]

Besides competing in the Olympics, Laure also competed at the Women's 100 metres event in the 1991 World Championships in Athletics,[4] 1997 World Championships in Athletics[4][5] and the 1999 All-Africa Games.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Laure Kuetey". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2014-08-25.
  2. ^ "IAAF -Laure Kuetey". IAAF.org. Retrieved 2014-08-25.
  3. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Benin". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.
  4. ^ a b World Champs Women's 100m
  5. ^ 1997 World Championships in Athletics - Results Archived 2011-07-17 at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ 1999 All-Africa Games-Results Archived 2014-04-17 at the Wayback Machine
Olympic Games
Preceded by
Sonya Agbéssi
Flagbearer for   Benin
1996 Atlanta
2000 Sydney
Succeeded by
Fabienne Féraez