Grace Umelo

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Grace Umelo (born 10 July 1978) is a retired Nigerian athlete who specialised in the long jump.[1] She won several medals at regional level.

Her personal best in the event is 6.60 metres set in Lagos in 1999.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
1996 African Championships Yaoundé, Cameroon 1st Long jump 6.13 m
1997 African Junior Championships Ibadan, Nigeria 1st Long jump 6.25 m
1999 All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 1st Long jump 6.60 m
2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 2nd Long jump 6.56 m
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 6th Long jump 6.14 m


  1. ^ Grace Umelo profile at IAAF