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Biography

UDECHUKU Chukwuemeka

Nationality England Flag ENG England
Birth Date 10/07/1979
Gender Men
Height (m / in) 1.79/5'10''
Weight (kg / lbs) 125/276
Events Inscribed   Athletics Men's Discus Throw

Date Venue Event Country - Name Results Status
21 Mar
12:55
MCG Men's Discus Throw
Qualifying- Group B
England Flag ENG  - UDECHUKU Chukwuemeka (4) 57.90 Completed
23 Mar
20:45
MCG Men's Discus Throw
Final- Final
England Flag ENG  - UDECHUKU Chukwuemeka (7) 59.36 Completed

Place Of Birth Paddington, London, England
Residence London, England
Occupation National sales support manager for Barclays Bank.
Coach Mike Winch
Club Woodford Green & Essex Ladies
Recent Results 12th in the Discus - 55.69m (Norwich Union Super Grand Prix, Sheffield, England, 21-Aug-2005)

2nd in the Discus - 57.51m (Loughborough EAP Meeting, Loughborough, England, 16-Jul-2005)
Commonwealth
Games History
Manchester 2002
6th in the Discus (57.33m)
9th in the Shot Put (17.54m)
Olympic
Games History
Athens 2004
12th in the qualifying round for the Discus Throw (58.41m)
Injuries Struggling with injury at the beginning of 2005.
Other Personal Best:
Discus - 64.93m (Loughborough, England, 17-Jul-2004)
Shot Put - 18.69m (London, England, 24-Aug-2002)
Javelin - 61.16m (Bedford, England, 05-Jul-1998)

Season's Best:
2nd in the Discus - 57.51m (Loughborough EAP Meeting, Loughborough, England, 16-Jul-2005)

World Ranking:
66th in the Discus Throw (as at 31-Oct-2005, IAAF)

Emeka set numerous age records at the discus from 50.76 with the 1.25kg discus at age 13 in 1993.

With his Indoor shot title in 2001, Emeka became the first man ever to win AAA titles at U15, U17, U20, U23 and Senior level and he completed the feat at outdoor events in 2003. He also won five English Schools discus titles: junior boys 1993, intermediates 1994-5 and senior 1996-7.

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