Christine Arron

Christine Arron beim ISTAF 2005 in Berlin
Christine Arron with the ISTAF 2005 in Berlin

Christine Arron (* 13. September 1973 in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe) is a French light athlete and Olympionikin.

1992 were discovered it with the junior world championships in Seoul and gotten to France. There she was trained first by remote and Urtebise and by Jaques Piasenta , the break-through succeeded later their however only 1997. 1998 became it at the same time in Budapest in the European record time of 10.73 seconds of Europameisterin over 100 meters and the third-fastest woman of all times.

Since then she could celebrate only more in the relay of successes. 1999 with the world championships in Sevilla got it over 4 x 100 m the silver medal. After a short appearance 2001 in the USA with coach John Smith became it 2002 nut/mother of a son and had 2003 their comeback under its new coach Guy Ontanon.

2003 in Paris became it relay world champion, and with the XXV III. Olympic summer games 2004 in Athens it won the crew bronze medal in the 4 x 100 m relay as well as its team colleagues Veronique Mang, Muriel Hurtis and Sylviane Felix.

In the apron of the athlete IC world championship 2005 in Helsinki Christine Arron showed up in dazzling form. It won those golden League Meetings in Paris, Rome and Oslo and has thereby still chances on the Goldjackpot with the remaining Meetings in Zurich, Brussels and Berlin. In the last year won this Jackpot Tonique Williams Darling and Christian Olsson.

Arron won the bronze medal finally with the world championships 2005 in Helsinki in a time of 10.98 seconds, behind the Siegerin Lauryn Williams (the USA) and the second Veronica Campbell (Jamaica). It was considered as Favoritin in the end run, since it ran in each case up to the final in the qualification rounds the fastest time. However it could increase in the final no longer crucially and had itself with that 3. Place are content. Also 200 m the final did not bring you the desired gold medal. It won its second bronze medal. World champion became the US American Allyson Felix.

In an interview before the world championship with the “South German newspaper” it affirmed the question whether it was the” true Weltrekordlerin “. With the words “, if one looks at the girls, who are before me.“she accused over 100 meters of Florence Griffith Joyner and Marion Jones indirectly Doping to the two fastest women.


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