Gloria Asumnu

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Gloria Asumnu
Gloria Asumnu 2012.jpg
Personal information
Born (1985-05-22) May 22, 1985 (age 33)
Height 1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
Country  Nigeria
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 100 metres

Gloria Asumnu (born May 22, 1985) is a Nigerian sprinter. As she was born in the United States, she previously represented them in international competitions, before switching to represent Nigeria. She changed nationality in 2011, on her second application, the first having been denied by the IAAF.[1]

She was born in Houston, Texas, ran for Alief Elsik High School and Tulane University.[2]

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 7th 4 × 100 m relay 42.93
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 3rd 100 m 11.26
5th 200 m 23.81
1st 4 × 100 m 43.34
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 6th 60 m 7.22
African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 3rd 100 m 11.28
1st 200 m 22.93
1st 4 × 100 m relay 43.21
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 23rd (sf) 100 m 11.44
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 7th 60 m 7.18
IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 4th 4 × 100 m relay 42.67
Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 8th 100 m 11.41
2nd 4 × 100 m relay 42.92
African Championships Marrakech, Morocco 4th 100 m 11.49
5th 200 m 23.31
1st 4 × 100 m relay 43.56
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 16th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 43.89
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 4th 100 m 11.45
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 38th (h) 100 m 11.55
8th 4 × 100 m relay 43.21

References

  • Gloria Asumnu profile at IAAF
  • Maputo 2011: Nigeria Grabs Sprint Relay, Hurdles Gold, this day life, 2011-09-14.
  1. ^ "Glasgow 2014 - Gloria Asumnu Profile". g2014results.thecgf.com. Retrieved 2015-11-12. 
  2. ^ http://tulanegreenwave.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=3542


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