The double Olympic triple jump champion celebrates her 42nd birthday this Saturday. The Franco-Cameroonian athlete, born April 14, 1976 in Yaoundé, Cameroon, is best known for her gold medals at the Olympic Games in Athens in 2004 and Beijing in 2008.

Françoise Mbango Etone rushes for the triple jump event at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

 

Medal board

 

Gold medals in competition (1st place)

Year Tournament Event Performance
1999 African Games Jo’burg Triple Jump 14,70 m
2002 African Championships Radès Long Jump 6,68 m
Triple Jump 14,95 m
World Cup of Nations Madrid Triple Jump 14,37 m
2004 Athens Olympic Games Triple Jump 15,20 m
2008 African Championships in Addis Ababa Triple Jump 14,76 m
Beijing Olympic Games Triple Jump 15,39 m

 

Silver medals in competition (2nd place)

Year Tournament Event Performance
1997 Games of La Francophonie in Antananarivo Triple Jump 13,75 m
1998 African Championships Dakar Triple Jump 13,80 m
Commonwealth Games Kuala Lumpur Triple Jump 13,95 m
2001 Games of La Francophonie Ottawa Long Jump 6,37 m
Triple Jump 14,56 m
World Championships Edmonton Triple Jump 14,60 m
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester Triple Jump 14,82
2003 Indoor World Championships Birmingham Triple Jump 14,88 m
World Championships Paris Triple Jump 15,05 m

 

Bronze medals in competition (3rd place)

Year Tournament Event Performance
1996 African Championships Yaoundé Triple Jump 12,51 m
2003 World Final Monaco Triple Jump 14,83 m

 

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