Charity Opara

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Charity Opara
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Born (1972-05-20) 20 May 1972 (age 42)
Owerri, Nigeria

Charity Opara (born May 20, 1972 in Owerri, Imo State) is a former Nigerian track and field athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metres. She was in particular a successful relay runner, winning the silver medal at the 1996 Olympics.

Opara was banned between 1992 and 1996 for a positive drug test.

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Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1989 African Championships Lagos, Nigeria 1st 4×400m relay
1990 African Championships Cairo, Egypt 2nd 400 metres
1st 4×400m relay
Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 2nd 4x100m relay
1991 All-Africa Games Cairo, Egypt 2nd 400 metres
1st 4×400m relay
1996 Summer Olympics Atlanta, United States 2nd 4×400m relay
1998 Grand Prix Final Moscow, Russia 2nd 400 metres
2000 Grand Prix Final Doha, Qatar 3rd 400 metres

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