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Marie-Jose Perec (born 9 May 1968) is a retired French track and field sprinter
who specialised in the 200 and 400 metres and was a three-time Olympic gold medalist.
Perec won the 1991 World Championships 400 metres title in Tokyo and repeated the feat at the
1995 World Championships in Gothenburg. She was the 400 metres champion at the 1992 Olympics Games
in Barcelona. Four years later, she entered the 200 metres and 400 metres events at the 1996 Olympics Games
in Atlanta and won both, thus achieving the second-ever Olympic 200 metres/400 metres gold medal double
(the first was achieved by Valerie Brisco-Hooks in Los Angeles in 1984). PÃ©rec won the 1996 400 metres title in an
Olympic record time of 48.25 seconds, which also ranks her as the third fastest woman of all time.
Ranking 2018:1996 gold medal : 200m/400m 1992 gold medal :400m
1991-1995 championship 400m
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