Moise Joseph to represent Haiti in 2012 Olympics in London

Moise Joseph has confirmed his place in London Olympics 2012 for Haiti which will be kicked off on July 27, 2012. Moise is a prominent middle-distance runner and specialised in 800 meters. He participated in Athens Olympic Games too in 2004. He will compete in 800 meters for Haiti in 2012 Olympic Games.

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Four more Haitian athletes booked their place in the London Olympics 2012. Linouse Desravines is the only participant from the country in judo whereas Marleine Wesh will compete in 400 meters, Jeffrey Julmis in 400 m/hurdles and Samyr Laine in triple jump. However, there are hopes remaining for four other Haitian athletes as they are still going through qualifying rounds which ends on July 15.

Moise Joseph along with other Haitian athletes went to France on May 30 for training and different European competition. They were welcomed there by the President of the General Council Dominique Dupilet. They are scheduled to fly directly to London for to participate in Olympics from there.

Moise Joseph was born in 1981 in Haiti. Following his participation in 2004 Athens Olympics, where he was eliminated, won bronze medals in Central American and Caribbean Championships and NACAC Championships in 2005 and 2007 respectively. His form boost up recently as he won silver medals in Central American and Caribbean Games and Central American and Caribbean Championships in 2010 and 2011 respectively. Though he missed the 2008 Beijing Olympics, he confirmed it in 2012 for London events which is seen as a great opportunity both for him and Haiti.

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