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Lorène Bazolo

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Lorène Dorcas Bazolo (born 4 May 1983) is a Congolese track and field athlete from Brazzaville.[1] She is the national record holder in the 100 metres, with a time of 11.72 seconds. She was flag bearer for the nation at the 2012 Summer Olympics.[2]

Lorène Bazolo
Lorène Bazolo 2012.jpg
Bazolo at the 2012 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Born (1983-05-04) May 4, 1983 (age 34)
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 60 kg (132 lb)
Sport
Country  Portugal
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100m, 200m

She competed at the African Championships in Athletics in 2008, 2010 and 2012 and represented Congo in both the 100 m at the 200 metres at the 2011 All-Africa Games. She has also represented her nation at the Summer Universiade (2009 and 2011) and the 2009 Jeux de la Francophonie.

During 2013 she arrived in Portugal on political asylum and soon joined athletics clubs JOMA, and later, Sporting Club de Portugal. After acquiring Portuguese citizenship during 2016 she has beaten the national 100m, which is now set at 11.21 seconds. [3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Karen Milenka Torrez Guzman". London2012.com. Retrieved 27 July 2012. 
  2. ^ Lorene Bazolo. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-02-01.
  3. ^ [1] Diário de Notícias, Portuguese. Retrieved on 2016-06-09.

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