Francine NIYONSABA

Francine NIYONSABA - Burundi - 2017 World Champs silver medal in 800m.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 13 August 2017

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Wednesday, 05 May 1993
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Burundi.
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Burundi
PROSTATE CANCER SPONSORSHIP BLOOD TRANSFUSION SPONSORSHIP. OXFAM SPONSORSHIP

Francine NIYONSABA - Burundi - 2017 World Champs silver medal in 800m.

Francine Niyonsaba leads the final of the women's 800 metres in London down
the finishing straight, but has to conceed victory to Caster Semanya over
the last few metres


2017 World Athletics Championship. London Olympic Stadium,
England.

Women's 800 metres final



1st 400m 2nd 400m
 1. SEMENYA  Caster South Africa (RSA)
1:55.16 WL
58:53 56:63
 2. NIYONSABA  Francine
Burundi (BDI) 1:55.92   57:98 57:94
 3. WILSON  Ajeé
United States (USA) 1:56.65   58:21 58:44
 4. WAMBUI  Margaret
Kenya (KEN) 1:57.54   58.36 59:18
 5. BISHOP  Mellisa Canada (CAN) 1:57.68   58:51 59:17
 6. CICHOCKA  Angelika Poland (POL) 1:58.41  PB 58:8 59:59
 7. LIPSEY Charlene United States (USA) 1:58.73    58:77 59:96
 8. SHARP Lindsuey Great Britain (GBR) 1:58.98 58:42 1:00:56



Francine pictured during ther semi finals.