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Series15 Jul 2017

That moment when... Meite broke his toe at the 2012 Olympics

African 100m champion Ben Youssef Meite is among a crop of the world’s leading sprinters. Here the 30-year-old Ivory Coast international talks about the significance of overcoming serious injury and two years in the wilderness on his journey to reaching the Olympic 100m final and fulfilling his long-time ambition to join the sub-10-second club.

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Report23 Jun 2016

Sprint double for Ivory Coast but hosts South Africa dominate at African Championships

Ivorian speedsters dominated the sprint finals, and East African athletes swept the podium in the women’s 5000m, but South African athletes raked in 10 medals to open a gap at the top of the medals table at the African Championships in Durban on Thursday (23).

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Report15 Sep 2015

Ivorian sprint double for Meite and Ta Lou at All-African Games

For the first time ever, Ivory Coast won both the men’s and women’s 100m titles at the All-African Games, with Ben Youssef Meite and Marie-Josee Ta Lou dominating their events in Brazzaville.

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