Uhunoma Osazuwa

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Uhunoma Osazuwa
Personal information
Born (1987-11-23) November 23, 1987 (age 29)
Oakland, California,  United States
Residence Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Education Clark High School
Alma mater Syracuse University
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Sport
Country  Nigeria
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Heptathlon
College team Syracuse Orange
Turned pro 2010
Coached by Enoch Borozinski
Achievements and titles
World finals 2015
Olympic finals 2012, 2016
Personal best(s) 6153 (Durban, South Africa)
Updated on 26 August 2016.

Uhunoma Naomi Osazuwa (born November 23, 1987 in Oakland, California[1]) is a Nigerian track and field athlete competing in the heptathlon. She represented Nigeria at the 2012 Summer Olympics but failed to finish the competition after recording marks in five events. She qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics in the heptathlon, finishing in 29th place.[2]

She received her doctor of pharmacy degree in 2014 from the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
2011 All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 2nd High jump 1.80 m
Universiade Shenzhen, China 11th Heptathlon 5589 pts
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 3rd 100 m hurdles 13.61 s
5th Heptathlon 5126 pts
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom Heptathlon DNF
2015 Pan American Combined Events Cup Ottawa, Ontario, Canada 2nd[4] Heptathlon 6008 pts
World Championships Beijing, China 18th Heptathlon 5951 pts
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 1st Heptathlon 5892 pts
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 1st Heptathlon 6153 pts
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 29th Heptathlon 4916 pts

NCAA record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing Syracuse Orange
2010 2010 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships Hayward Field
University of Oregon
14th Heptathlon 5304 pts
Big East Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships Gettler Stadium
University Of Cincinnati Bearcats
1st 5549 pts
NCAA Women's Division I Indoor Track and Field Championships Randal Tyson Track Center
University of Arkansas
6th Pentathlon 4061 pts
Big East Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Armory Track & Field Center 2nd 3942 pts
2009 Big East Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships Villanova Stadium
Villanova University
1st Heptathlon 5236 pts
Big East Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Armory Track & Field Center 4th Pentathlon 3836 pts
2008 Big East Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships Villanova Stadium
Villanova University
5th Heptathlon 4921 pts
Big East Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Armory Track & Field Center 4th Pentathlon 3757 pts
2007 Big East Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships George J. Sherman Family-Sports Complex
University of Connecticut
8th Heptathlon 4775 pts
Big East Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Armory Track & Field Center Pentathlon 3423 pts
Big East Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Armory Track & Field Center 60 m hurdles 9.07

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uhunoma Osazuwa. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2013-06-19.
  2. ^ "IAAF: Uhunoma Osazuwa | Profile". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2017-06-02. 
  3. ^ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLVLI6HmhDI
  4. ^ Competing as guest.
  5. ^ Uhunoma Osazuwa - 2009-10 Track and Field - Syracuse's first All-American pentathlete. cuse.com. Retrieved on August 4, 2016.
  6. ^ Syracuse Uhunoma Osazuwa tfrrs.org. Retrieved on August 4, 2016.