Joan Uduak Ekah

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Joan Uduak Ekah (born 16 December 1980 in Kaduna[1]) is a retired Nigerian athlete specializing in the sprinting events. She competed in the 100 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics reaching the second round.

With 7.09 she is the World junior record holder in the indoor 60 metres.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 3rd 100 m 11.50
6th 200 m 23.76
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 5th 60 m 7.10
World Championships Seville, Spain 4x100 m relay DQ
All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 4th 100 m 11.26
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 30th (qf) 100 m 11.67
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 12th (sf) 100 m 11.54
5th 4x100 m relay 44.10
2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 7th 200 m 23.84

Personal bests[edit]




  1. ^ Sports-Reference profile