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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from France, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in France and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from France is included when available.

People include everything from Melanie Skotnik-Melfort to Christophe Lemaitre.

This historic track and field athletes from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from France?" These prominent track and field athletes of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French track and field athletes.

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Antoinette Nana Djimou is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Antoinette Nana Djimou age 33
Antoinette Nana Djimou Ida is a French heptathlete and pentathlete.

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Ayodelé Ikuesan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Ayodelé Ikuesan age 33
Ayodele Ikuesan is a French sprinter who specialises in the 60 metres and 4x100 metres relay. Ikuesan won the 4 x 100m relay gold medal at the 2009 Mediterranean Games. She competed in the 60m ...more

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Ben Bassaw is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Ben Bassaw age 29

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Benjamin Compaoré is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Benjamin Compaoré age 31
Benjamin Compaoré is a French triple jumper.

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Christophe Lemaitre is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
age 28
Christophe Lemaitre is a French sprinter, who specialises in the 100 and 200 metres. He is the current French 100 m outdoor and 200 m outdoor record holder with a time of 9.92 seconds and 19.80 ...more

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Dimitri Bascou is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Dimitri Bascou age 31
Dimitri Bascou is a French track and field athlete who specialises in the 110 metres hurdles. He was the silver medallist at the 2009 Mediterranean Games and came fourth at the 2010 European ...more

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Elea Mariama Diarra is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Elea Mariama Diarra age 28

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Éloyse Lesueur is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Éloyse Lesueur age 30
Éloyse Lesueur is a French long jumper. Lesueur became the first woman from France to win a long jump gold medal at the European Championships when she won the 2012 European Championships ...more

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Emmanuel Biron is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Emmanuel Biron age 30
Emmanuel Biron is a French sprinter.

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Floria Guei is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Floria Guei age 28
Floria Guei is a French sprint athlete. She is best known for her remarkable last leg in the 2014 European Championships 4 x 400m relay, when she went from fourth to first in the last 50 metres ...more

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Florian Carvalho is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Florian Carvalho age 29
Florian Carvalho is a French middle distance runner.

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Garfield Darien is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Garfield Darien age 31
Garfield Darien is a French track and field athlete who specialises in the 110 metres hurdles. Born in Lyon, Darien made his first international appearances as a junior, finishing in seventh at ...more

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Hassan Hirt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Hassan Hirt age 39
Hassan Hirt is a French long-distance runner. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, he competed in the Men's 5000 metres, finishing 26th overall in Round 1, failing to qualify for the final. He was later ...more

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Jamale Aarrass is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Jamale Aarrass age 37
Jamale Aarrass is a French middle distance runner.

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Jérôme Bortoluzzi is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Jérôme Bortoluzzi age 36
Jérôme Bortoluzzi is a French athlete specialising in the hammer throw. He competed for France at the 2012 Summer Olympics. His personal best in the event is 78.26 metres from

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Jimmy Vicaut is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Jimmy Vicaut age 26
Jimmy Vicaut is a French sprinter who specializes in the 100 and 200 metres.

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Johanna Danois is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Johanna Danois age 31
Johanna Danois is a French sprinter. She competed for the French team in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2012 Summer Olympics, which was disqualified in Round 1.

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Kevin Mayer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
age 27
Kévin Mayer is a French decathlete. Mayer excelled in combined events from a young age and won at the 2009 World Youth Championships and the 2010 World Junior Championships. He competed ...more

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Ladji Doucouré is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
age 35
Ladji Doucouré is a French track and field athlete.

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Lénora Guion-Firmin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Lénora Guion-Firmin age 27
Lénora Guion-Firmin is a French athlete who competes in the sprint with a personal best time of 52.03 seconds at the 400 metres event.

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Lina Jacques-Sébastien is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Lina Jacques-Sébastien age 33
Lina Jacques-Sébastien is a French sprint athlete who specializes in the 100 metres and 200 metres.

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Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
age 33
Mahiedine Mekhissi-Benabbad is a French middle-distance runner of Algerian origin who mainly competes in the 3000 metres steeplechase. He has won medals in major international competitions such ...more

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Marie Gayot is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Marie Gayot age 30
Marie Gayot is a French sprint athlete.

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Marion Lotout is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Marion Lotout age 29
Marion Lotout is a French athlete who competes in the pole vault. She competed in the Women's pole vault at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She has personal bests of 4.60 metres outdoors and 4.40 ...more

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Marisa de Aniceto is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from France
Marisa de Aniceto age 32
Marisa De Aniceto is a French track and field athlete. She will compete at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's heptathlon event.