Kevin Mayer in the decathlon javelin at the IAAF World Championships London 2017 (Getty Images) © Copyright
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Mayer, Diniz and Bosse lead French team for IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019

The French Athletics Federation (FFA) has selected a team of 57 athletes for the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, which will be held from 27 September to 6 October.

All three of France’s gold medallists from 2017 – Kevin Mayer, Yohann Diniz and Pierre-Ambroise Bosse – will defend their titles in Doha.

Melina Robert-Michon, world silver medallist in 2013 and bronze medallist in 2017, will make her eighth World Championships appearance, tying the record for a French athlete.

French team for Doha

MEN
100m: Jimmy Vicaut
200m: Mouhamadou Fall, Christophe Lemaitre
800m: Pierre-Ambroise Bosse
1500m: Rabii Doukkana, Alexis Miellet
5000m: Rabii Doukkana
Marathon: Morhad Amdouni
3000m steeplechase: Djilali Bedrani, Yoann Kowal
110m hurdles: Dimitri Bascou, Wilhem Belocian, Pascal Martinot-Lagarde
400m hurdles: Wilfried Happio, Ludvy Vaillant
Pole vault: Renaud Lavillenie, Valentin Lavillenie, Alioune Sene
Triple jump: Benjamin Compaore, Jean-Marc Pontvianne
Hammer: Quentin Bigot
Decathlon: Kevin Mayer, Basile Rolnin
20km race walk: Gabriel Bordier, Kevin Campion
50km race walk: Yohann Diniz
4x100m: Mouhamadou Fall, Amaury Golitin, Christophe Lemaitre, Marvin Rene, Jimmy Vicaut, Meba-Mickael Zeze
4x400m: Mame-Ibra Anne, Mamadou Kasse Hann, Thomas Jordier, Christopher Naliali, Loic Prevot, Fabrisio Saidy, Ludvy Vaillant

WOMEN
100m: Orlann Ombissa-Dzangue, Carolle Zahi
400m: Amandine Brossier, Deborah Sananes
800m: Renelle Lamote
3000m steeplechase: Ophelie Claude-Boxberger
100m hurdles: Solene Ndama, Fanny Quenot, Laura Valette
Pole vault: Ninon Guillon-Romarin
Long jump: Yanis David, Hilary Kpatcha, Eloyse Lesueur-Aymonin
Triple jump: Yanis David, Rouguy Diallo
Discus: Melina Robert-Michon
Hammer: Alexandra Tavernier
Javelin: Alexie Alais
4x400m: Kalyl Amaro, Amandine Brossier, Diana Iscaye, Brigitte Ntiamoah, Agnes Raharolahy, Deborah Sananes, Elise Trynkler, Laurine Xailly