About Baptiste Vailhe
" I believe that I have a great margin of progress in front of me and my main goal is to improve my performances "
Sport: Track & Field
Date of birth: 01/23/2000
Graduation year: 2019
Placement year: Fall 2020
Current club: Stade Brestois
Current coach: Le bras Laurent
60m indoor: 6"99 (2019)
100m: 10"81 (2019)
200m : 21"83 (2018)
200m indoor : 22"60 (2019)
400m : 52"73 (2018)
High School name: Antoine de Saint Exupery
GPA: According to NCAA guidelines, Baptiste's GPA would meet U.S. requirements
Major: Business / Marketing
1st place at National Cup - 4x200m / 1:34.06
7th place at Nationals - 60m indoor
10th place at Nationals -100m
3rd place at District Championships - 60m indoor (U23)
Vice district champion - 100m
6th place at Nationals - 200m
3rd place at Regionals - 100m
3rd place at Regionals - 200m
4th place at Nationals - 4x100m
Why I should recruit you ?
I have been practicing Athletics for 3 Seasons and I am specialized in short Sprint: 60, 100 and 200 m.
I have a French National level: N3 in 100 m and 200m N4 in 60 m.
I train 5 times per week for 2 years with my team and I participated to several elite training camps with my club, the Parisian athletics league and French athletics federation.
I participated to several FRENCH CHAMPIONSHIPS U20 with a place of finalist and my PB’s are:
60 m 6’99 (7th in France) – 100 m 10’81 (7th in France) – 200 m 21’83 (6th in France)
I believe that I have a great margin of progress in front of me and my main goal is to improve my performances.
Why do you want to compete at US Colleges?
I want to join US Universities to conciliate my studies and my sport in high level.
For me, US Universities are the best to realize this triple project (English, Studies and Sport) with efficient structures, staff, where coaches and teachers work together for the student athlete’s success.
And because University sport is highly valued and recognized and especially Athletics too in USA.
What do you want to achieve in Track?
I want to improve my racing technics and my level. I would like to reach level N2.
And at least, I would like to represent my country in International championships and my dream is to participate to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris.
College and life goals?
My field of study is International Business / Sport business and it’s mandatory to speak very well English for my future job to be comfortable in my future professional life.
My second goals is to travel and discover new countries and new people. I have already visited European countries and New York City last summer.
Now I am 20 years old and I am ready to live in USA to live my American dream.
Anything to add?
To Join an USA university this year is my priority and I am very determined to realize my project.