21 August 1987 |
Witten, North Rhine-
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||64 kg (141 lb)|
|Event(s)||4 × 400 metres relay|
|Club||TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen|
|Coached by||Joachim Schwarzmüller|
|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. She set her personal best time of 51.53 seconds, by winning the same distance at the 2009 German National Athletics Championships in Ulm. Nwachukwu is also a member of the track and field team for TSV Bayer 04 Leverkusen, and is coached and trained by Joachim Schwarzmüller.
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.
- "Profile – Sorina Nwachukwu" (in German). Leichtathletik Deutsche. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
- "Sorina Nwachukwu". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
- "European Athletics U23 Championships, Kaunas: Women's preview". European Athletics. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
- "Women's 4×400m Relay Final". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 26 January 2013.
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