Dominique Duncan

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Dominique Duncan
Personal information
Birth nameDominique Lynn Duncan
Nationality Nigeria
Born (1990-05-07) 7 May 1990 (age 29)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Sport
Country Nigeria
SportAthletics
Sprint100m
200m
4x100m
4x200m
College teamTexas A&M University
Turned pro2010
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)100 m: 11.30 s (2012)
200 m: 22.82 s (2014)

Dominique Lynn Duncan (born 7 May 1990) is an American–born Nigerian sprinter who is eligible to compete for Her home country Nigeria after switching allegiance from the United States of America.[1] Dominique is a national and African record holder after she won gold alongside Blessing Okagbare, Regina George and Christy Udoh in the Women's 4 × 200 metres relay event at the 2015 IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas.[2]

Career[edit]

College[edit]

On 12 June 2009, Dominique alongside Khrystal Carter, Porscha Lucas and Gabby Mayo broke the NCAA Women's Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships record in the 4 × 100 metres event after clocking 42.36s before she went on to win gold in the 4 × 100 metres relay event at the 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.[3]

In 2012, Dominique claimed bronze in the 200 metres event at the 2012 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships.[citation needed]

2014–present[edit]

After switching allegiance to Nigeria, Dominique competed at the 2014 African Championships in Athletics claiming bronze and gold at the 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay events respectively. She – alongside Blessing Okagbare, Regina George and Christy Udoh – won gold and set a new national record of 1:30.52s in the 4 × 200 metres relay event at the 2015 IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Duro Ikhazuagbe (6 May 2015). "Okagbare Condemns Resort to Foreign Athletes". Thisday Live. Archived from the original on 19 July 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  2. ^ Duro Ikhazuagbe (4 May 2015). "Okagbare Leads Team Nigeria to Gold in Bahamas". Thisday Live. Archived from the original on 19 July 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Dominique Duncan". Texas A&M University. Retrieved 16 September 2015.
  4. ^ Bambo Akani (3 May 2015). "Nigeria's 4x200m Women take World Relay GOLD with new National Record!". Making of Champions. Retrieved 15 September 2015.

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