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Yves Niaré

Full name: Yves Niaré
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: July 20, 1977 in Bourg-Saint-Maurice, Savoie, France
Died: December 5, 2012 in Pirmil, Sarthe, France
Affiliations: Avie Club Issy-les-Moulineaux
Country: FRA France
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Son of Namakoro Niaré.

Biography

Yves Niaré was French record holder in the shot put. In 2006 he became the second Frenchman to put the shot over 20 metres, recording 20.06 at Porto-Vecchio. In 2007 he broke the French record with a put of 20.21 at the Lancers de Chelles meet, improving that to 20.72 in 2009. His best international finish was second at the 2009 European Indoors, and he was fourth in 2009 at the Mediterranean Games. Niaré competed at the 2001 and 2009 World Championships, placing 26th in 2001 and 27th in 2009. Domestically he won 10 French titles. He died rather young in a car accident.

Personal Best: SP - 20.72 (2009).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
2008 Summer 31 Beijing Athletics Men's Shot Put France FRA 23 QR

Men's Shot Put

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
2008 Summer 31 Beijing Athletics France Qualifying Round 23 19.73
2008 Summer 31 Beijing Athletics France Qualifying Round Group B 12 19.73
2008 Summer 31 Beijing Athletics France Qualifying Round Group B Round One AC foul
2008 Summer 31 Beijing Athletics France Qualifying Round Group B Round Two AC foul NM
2008 Summer 31 Beijing Athletics France Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP 19.73
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