Murielle Ahoure Biography – Age, Net worth, Husband, Medals

Ivorian sprinter, Murielle Ahouré was born on 23 of August 1987 in Abidjan. She specializes in the 100 and 200 metres sprint races and has done incredibly well in the track. Murielle isthe stepdaughter of General Mathias Doué, Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Ivory Coast.
She took up athletics in her sophomore year at high school, mostly as a way to make friends. After high school, she studied Criminal Law at George Mason University. In her final year at university, she transferred to the University of Miami to work with Amy Deem. She took the 2009 NCAA indoor 200 m title, with a then world’s best time and in that same year she also broke the Ivory Coast 100 m record outdoors twice.

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In 2012, she represented Ivory Coast in its first World Indoor Athletics and made her international debut by winning a silver medal in the 60 m, with a new personal best.
In the 2013 indoor athletics season, she broke the African 60 m indoor record with a time of 7 seconds and was undefeated for the entire indoor season.
Also, at the 2013 World Athletics Championships, the 200 m she won a silver medal by finishing behind Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the 100 m which made her become the first Ivorian to win a World Athletics Championships medal and the first African woman to win a medal in the 100 or 200 m at the World Championships. For her successes, she was awarded the rank of Chevalier of the National Order of Merit by President Alassane Ouattara. She was also named the Ivory Coast’s best sportsperson of the year.

In 2015, Ahouré won her first Diamond League 100 m at the Olso meeting. At the World Championships that year, she did not make the 100 m final after finishing 4th in her semi-final, and in doing so aggravated a knee injury which prevented her from running the 200 m and participating for the 2016 indoor season.

Murielle has received a lot of medals and made great achievements in the area of sports and is still soaring the skies of success.

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