Kamghe Gaba

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Kamghe Gaba
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Personal information
Full name Kamghe Gaba
Born (1984-01-13) 13 January 1984 (age 34)
Friedberg (Hessen), West Germany
Height 2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
Country  Germany
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 metres: 45.47 (Ulm; 16 July 2006)

Kamghe Gaba (born 13 January 1984 in Friedberg (Hessen)) is a German sprinter who specialises in the 400 metres. He represents LG Eintracht Frankfurt.

As a teenager he competed in combined events, finishing fifth in the octathlon at the 2001 World Youth Championships in Debrecen.

In 2006 he ran in a personal best of 45.47 seconds as he became German champion for the first time.

He has a German mother and a Chadian father.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Germany
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 17th (sf) 400m 47.67
7th 4×400m relay 3:11.21
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd 400 m 46,63
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 7th 4x400 m relay 3:02.22
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 2nd 400m 47.07
5th 4x400m relay 3:05.35
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.83
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 8th 400 m 45.96
World Cup Athens, Greece 5th 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.90
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 4th 4 × 400 m relay 3:02.65
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.77
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 6th 4 × 400 m relay 3:01.70
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 8th 4 × 400 m relay 3:05.67

Personal bests


  1. ^ Sauda, Enrico (29 July 2013). "Ein Amulett für Afrikas Kinder" [A charm for Africa's children]. Frankfurter Neue Presse (in German). Retrieved 22 November 2015. 
  • Kamghe Gaba profile at IAAF

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