Sunday Emmanuel

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Sunday Emmanuel (8 October 1978–15 January 2004 in Kaduna)[1] was Nigerian athlete who specialised in sprinting events.[2] He represented his country in the 100 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics reaching the semi-finals.

He was the runner-up in both the 100 m and 200 metres at the 1995 African Junior Athletics Championships, then won both events at the 1997 edition. His foremost individual medals were a 100 m bronze medal at the 1996 African Championships in Athletics and a silver in the 200 m at the 1998 African Championships in Athletics.

His personal bests are 10.06 for the 100 m, 20.45 for the 200 m and 6.52 for the 60 metres.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
1995 African Junior Championships Bouaké, Ivory Coast 2nd 100 m 10.42
2nd 200 m 20.98
1996 African Championships Yaoundé, Cameroon 3rd 100 m 10.66
World Junior Championships Sydney, Australia 4th 200 m 21.11
1997 African Junior Championships Ibadan, Nigeria 1st 100 m 10.55
1st 200 m 21.12
1998 African Championships Dakar, Senegal 2nd 200 m 20.45
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 49th (qf) 200 m 21.12
All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 5th 200 m 20.75
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 14th (sf) 100 m 10.45
8th (h) 4×100 m relay 38.97[3]
2001 World Indoor Championships Edmonton, Canada 52nd (h) 60 m 7.18
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 10th (h) 4×100 m relay 39.10
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 6th 4×100 m relay 39.01
African Championships Radès, Tunisia 1st 4×100 m relay 39.76

Personal bests[edit]

Outdoor

  • 100 metres – 10.06 (Enugu 1997)
  • 200 metres – 20.45 (-0.9 m/s) (Dakar 1998)

Indoor

  • 60 metres – 6.52 (Chemnitz 2000)
  • 200 metres – 21.20 (Piraeus 1999)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Sunday Emmanuel. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2013-10-27.
  2. ^ Sunday Emmanuel profile at IAAF
  3. ^ Did not finish in the semifinal.