Alleyne Francique

Olympic athlete

1976 –

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Who is Alleyne Francique?

Alleyne Jeremy Francique is a retired Grenadian athlete who specialized in 400 metres, his personal best being 44.47 seconds set in 2004. He is the 400m two time world indoor champion in 2004 and 2006.

He won his first world-level medal in 2003, when he finished third in the first World Athletics Final in 45.25 s. He had won a 400 metres gold medal and finished fifth in 4x400 metres relay at the 2003 Central American and Caribbean Championships.

The next year he won the gold medal at the World Indoor Championships, achieving the result 45.88 s. Later that year he competed in 400 metres at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and finished fourth with 44.66 s.

In the 2005 World Championships in Helsinki, he competed in 400 metres but only reached the semi finals, running 46.59 s which is far above his personal best. In 2006, however, he defended his title at the World Indoor Championships with 45.54 s. In March the same year he won a silver medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games. He then finished sixth at the World Athletics Final and fourth at the World Cup.

Francique ran track collegiately at Louisiana State University.

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Born
Jun 7, 1976
Saint Andrew
Nationality
  • Grenada
Education
  • Louisiana State University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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