Sorina Nwachukwu

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Sorina Nwachukwu
Personal information
Nationality  Germany
Born (1987-08-21) 21 August 1987 (age 27)
Witten, North Rhine-
Westphalia
, Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 4 × 400 metres relay
Club TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen[1]
Coached by Joachim Schwarzmüller[1]
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 400 m: 51.53 s (2008)

Sorina Nwachukwu (born August 21, 1987 in Witten, North Rhine-Westphalia) is a German sprinter of Nigerian descent, who specialized in the 400 metres.[2] She set her personal best time of 51.53 seconds, by winning the same distance at the 2009 German National Athletics Championships in Ulm.[3] Nwachukwu is also a member of the track and field team for TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen, and is coached and trained by Joachim Schwarzmüller.[1]

Nwachukwu competed for the women's 4×400 m relay at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, along with her teammates Claudia Hoffmann, Florence Ekpo-Umoh, and Jonna Tilgner. Running the second leg, Nwachukwu recorded her individual-split time of 52.60 seconds, and the German team went on to an eighth-place finish in the final, for a total time of 3:28.45.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Profile – Sorina Nwachukwu" (in German). Leichtathletik Deutsche. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sorina Nwachukwu". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "European Athletics U23 Championships, Kaunas: Women's preview". European Athletics. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Women's 4×400m Relay Final". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 26 January 2013. 

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