Athlete

Laetitia Denis

Quick Facts

IntroFrench hurdler
Is Athlete
From France
Type Sports
Genderfemale
Birth 4 February 1988, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Age33 years
Star signAquarius
Stats
Height: 163 cm

Biography

Laetitia Denis (born 4 February 1988 in Yaoundé, Cameroon) is a French athlete specializing in the 400 metres hurdles.

Biography

A versatile athlete, she made her debut in the heptathlon by finishing sixth of the 2005 Cadet World Championships with a total of 5402 points. She won in 2006 the junior national titles in the 400m hurdles and the 60m hurdles, and became vice-European champion in the 110m hurdles in 2007. Junior champion of France at the 110m hurdles in 2008, she won the bronze medal in the relay 4 × 400 m at the 2009 Summer Universiade.

In March 2011, Laetitia Denis won the relay bronze medal for the 4 × 400 m at the European Indoor Championships in Paris-Bercy alongside Muriel Hurtis-Houairi, Floria Gueï and Marie Gayot. The French team ran a time of 3 min 32 s 16 losing that day to Russia and the UK
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Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing  France
2006World Junior ChampionshipsBeijing, China14th (sf)400m hurdles58.55
8th (h)4×400m relay3:39.28
2007European Junior ChampionshipsHengelo, Netherlands2nd100 m hurdles13.35
UniversiadeBangkok, Thailand12th (sf)100 m hurdles13.51
2009UniversiadeBelgrade, Serbia7th100 m hurdles13.36
3rd4 x 100 m relay44.31
European U23 ChampionshipsKaunas, Lithuania12th (sf)400m hurdles58.04
Jeux de la FrancophonieBeirut, Lebanon5th400 m hurdles58.99
2010European ChampionshipsBarcelona, Spain6th4 x 400 m relay3:27.44 (h)
2011European Indoor ChampionshipsParis, France3rd4 x 400 m relay3:32.16

Personal Bests

EventPerformanceLocationDate
400 m hurdles57 s 40Angers25 July 2009
400 m Indoor53 s 29Paris28 February 2010