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Amadou Méité

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAmadou•Méité
Used nameAmadou•Méité
Born28 November 1949
Died11 February 2014 in Abidjan (CIV)
Measurements171 cm / 63 kg
NOC Côte d'Ivoire

Biography

Amadou Méité was a sprinter who ran the 100 metres up to the 400. He represented Côte d’Ivoire at the 1972 and 1976 Olympic Games, as well as at the 1978 All-Africa Games, where he won a gold medal in the 100 metres. His son Ben Youssef Méité also later competed at the 2012 Olympics. Amadou Méité won multiple national sprint titles, his last championship coming in the 1981 200 metres.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.32 (1980).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1972 Summer Olympics Athletics CIV Amadou Méité
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 4 h5 r2/4
200 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Côte d'Ivoire 5 h2 r1/3
1976 Summer Olympics Athletics CIV Amadou Méité
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 6 h2 r3/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Côte d'Ivoire 7 h1 r2/3

Olympic family relations

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