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Feature12 Sep 2020

French athletes make a huge impact over more than a century

The French athletics federation – Fédération française d'athlétisme (FFA) – celebrates its 100th birthday this year but the achievements of French athletes span many decades more as the country was one of the first to embrace our sport in a fashion that we might currently recognise it.

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News16 Dec 2012

European 100m record-holder Arron hangs up her spikes

French sprinter Christine Arron, the European 100m record-holder at 10.73 and a winner of nine medals at major international championships, announced her retirement at age 39 on Sunday (16).

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News12 Oct 1998

Edwards and Arron voted European Athletes of the Year

Edwards and Arron voted European Athletes of the Year

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News18 Aug 1998

Hosts hammer the opposition as Diagana takes a tumble

Christine Arron took the European 100 metres title from Irina Privalova here tonight, but the Russian defending champion pushed the 24-year-old Frenchwoman to breaking her continental record in doing so.

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