Marie Gayot
Marie Gayot at the 2012 Bislett Games
Personal information
Born (1989-02-18) February 18, 1989 (age 33)
Reims, Marne
Height1.71 m (5 ft 7+12 in)
Weight57 kg (126 lb)
Sport
Country France
SportAthletics
Event(s)4 × 400m Relay

Marie Gayot (born 18 December 1989 in Reims) is a retired French sprint athlete.[1] She specialized in 400m and set her personal best of 50.97s in 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing.[2] She holds a master's degree in urbanism from Cergy-Pontoise University.[3]

Competition record

She has represented France in the 4 × 400 m relay in London Olympic games where she was a finalist. Her best results include a bronze medal in 2013 World Championships in Athletics in the 4 × 400 m, which was given to her in 2017 after disqualification of the Russian team; and a gold medal in 4 × 400 m in 2015 European Athletics Indoor Championships. She has also participated in World Championships in 2011 and 2015.

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  France
2007 European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 5th 400 m 53.98
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:37.82
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:32.16
European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 6th 400 m 53.86
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.73
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 14th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.02
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 9th (sf) 400 m 52.17
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.49
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.92
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 10th (sf) 400 m 53.38
4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:28.71
World Championships Moscow, Russia 14th (sf) 400 m 51.54
3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:24.21
Jeux de la Francophonie Nice, France 2nd 400 m 52.33
2014 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.84
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 7th 400 m 52.14
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:24.28
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 5th 400 m 53.11
1st 4 × 400 m relay 3:31.61
World Championships Beijing, China 12th (sf) 400 m 50.97
7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.45
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:25.96
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 10th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:26.18

References

  1. ^ Marie Gayot at World Athletics
  2. ^ "IAAF: Marie Gayot | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2017-12-15.
  3. ^ UTC - Université de Technologie de Compiègne (2014-05-21), Marie Gayot, étudiante à l'UTC et athlète olympique, retrieved 2017-12-15