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Biography

OHURUOGU Christine

Nationality England Flag ENG England
Birth Date 17/05/1984
Gender Women
Height (m / in) 1.75/5'8''
Weight (kg / lbs) 69/152
Events Inscribed   Athletics Women's 400m
Member of England Athletics Women's 4x400m Relay
Medals Won GOLD Medal GOLD -  Women's 400m

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
19 Mar
13:46
MCG Women's 400m
1st Round- Heat 3
England Flag ENG  - OHURUOGU Christine (1) 51.97 Completed
20 Mar
20:44
MCG Women's 400m
Semifinals- Semifinal 3
England Flag ENG  - OHURUOGU Christine (1) 50.87 Completed
21 Mar
21:50
MCG Women's 400m
Final- Final
England Flag ENG  - OHURUOGU Christine (1) 50.28 Completed

Place Of Birth Forest Gate, England
Residence Stratford, England
International Debut 11-Jun-2004 (1st in the 200m - 23.79, IAAF Golden League Bislett Games, Ber
Coach Kevin Park & Lloyd Cowan
Club Newham & Essex Beagles
Recent Results 1st in the 400m - 51.21
(Telstra A-Series, IAAF World Athletics Tour, Melbourne, Australia, 9-Mar-2006)

4th in the semi-final of the 400m - 51.43 (IAAF World Championships, Helsinki, Finland, 08-Aug-2005)
Commonwealth
Games History
has not competed
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
4th in the semi-final of the 400m (51.00) 4th in the 4x400m relay (3:25.12)
Injuries Christine missed the 2002 season due to a hamstring injury, and had some back problems early in the 2005 season.
Other Personal Best:
200m - 23.40 (Bedford, England, 28-Aug-2004)
400m - 50.28 (Melbourne, Australia 21-March-06)

Season's Best:
400m - 50.28 (Melbourne, Australia 21-March-06)
2nd in the 400m - 50.73 (European U23 Championships, Erfurt, Germany, 16-Jul-2005)

World Ranking:
18th in the 400m (as at 06-Feb-2006, IAAF)

Christine was an England Under-17 and Under-19 netball player, who started concentrating on athletics and gave up netball, in 2003, after she won a bronze medal in the European Junior 400m. She is studying linguistics at University College, London. Her parents came to Britain from Nigeria.

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