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Babacar Niang’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroFrench athlete
Is Athlete
From Senegal
France
Type Sports
Gendermale
Birth

9 September 1958

Age62 years
Star signVirgo

Babacar Niang (born 9 September 1958) is a retired Senegalese-French middle distance runner who specialized in the 800 metres. He remains the national record holder in the 1000 metres dating back to 1983. In 1995, he briefly held the masters M35 world record for 800m, which lasted only a month before his contemporary Johnny Gray demolished the record.

Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing  Senegal
1988African ChampionshipsAnnaba, Algeria1st800 m
1989African ChampionshipsLagos, Nigeria3rd800 m
Jeux de la FrancophonieCasablanca, Morocco3rd800 m