Joy Eze

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Joy Eze (born 23 April 1988) is a Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres. Her personal best time is 51.20 seconds, set during the 2007 All-Africa Games.

In 2006, she won silver medals in 4x400 metres relay at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the 2006 World Junior Championships. At the 2007 All-Africa Games she won the silver medal in 400 m and a 4x400 metres relay gold medal. At the 2008 African Championships she finished sixth in 400 m and won another 4x400 metres gold medal.

She also competed individually at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and the 2007 World Championships without reaching the finals.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 7th 800 m 2:06.17
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 5th 800 m 2:07.23
2006 Commonwealth Games Melbourne, Australia 10th (sf) 400 m 52.51
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:31.83
World Junior Championships Beijing, China 2nd 4x400 m relay 3:30.84
2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 2nd 400 m 51.20
1st 4x400 m relay 3:29.74
World Championships Osaka, Japan 33rd (h) 400 m 53.83
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 6th 400 m 52.16
1st 4x400 m relay 3:30.07
Olympic Games Beijing, China 17th (sf) 400 m 51.87
7th 4x400 m relay 3:23.74

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