Ngozi Onwumere

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Ngozi Onwumere
Personal information
NationalityNigerian, American
Born (1992-01-23) January 23, 1992 (age 28)
Mesquite, Texas, U.S.
Country Nigeria
Sprint, Bobsled100m
College teamUniversity of Houston
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)200 m: 23.34 s (2015)

Ngozi Onwumere (born January 23, 1992) is an American-born[1] Nigerian sprinter and bobsledder who competes internationally for Nigeria. In track, Onwumere specializes in the 100 metres, 200 metres, 400 metres and 4 x 100 metres relay.[2] Ngozi claimed gold alongside Blessing Okagbare, Lawretta Ozoh and Cecilia Francis in the 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2015 All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo.[3] She also represented Nigeria at the 2015 IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas.[4] She represented Nigeria at the 2018 Winter Olympics in 2-women bobsled.[5]

Onwumere was born and raised in Mesquite, Texas, where she graduated from Mesquite High School. She attended the University of Houston.[6]


  1. ^ NGOZI ONWUMERE Archived 2017-12-10 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2017-12-09.
  2. ^ "AAG: Nigeria Unleash Track And Field Warriors". Complete Sports. 13 September 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  3. ^ Sab Osuji (15 September 2015). "Okagbare Inspires Nigeria To AAG 4X100M Gold". Complete Sports. Brazzaville. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  4. ^ "Okagbare To Lead Nigeria's Team To IAAF World Athletics Championships". Channels TV. 4 August 2015. Retrieved 15 September 2015.
  5. ^ "Nigerian bobsled team will be country's first-ever Winter Olympics representatives". ABC News (Australia). 17 November 2017.
  6. ^ NGOZI ONWUMERE Archived 2017-12-10 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2017-12-09.

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