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Amaka Ogoegbunam (born 3 March 1990) is a Nigerian sprinter.[1] She competed in the 400 metres hurdles event at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China.[2]

Amaka Ogoegbunam
Personal information
Born (1990-03-03) 3 March 1990 (age 29)
Height1.64 m (5 ft 4 12 in)
Weight61 kg (134 lb)
Sport
CountryNigeria
SportTrack and field
Event(s)400 metres hurdles

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Doping banEdit

Ogoegbunam tested positive for the anabolic steroid metenolone at the 2009 African Junior Athletics Championships in sample collected on 31 July 2009. Before the analyse of the sample was completed she competed at the 2009 World Championships in Athletics in Berlin, where she also tested positive for the same steroid in a sample collected on 18 August.[3] She subsequently received a 3-year doping ban from sports, at the age of 19. The ban ended 30 July 2012.[4][5]

International competitionsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
2009 African Junior Championships Stade Germain Comarmond
Bambous, Mauritius
DQ
(1st)
200 m DQ (25.37)
DQ
(1st)
100 m hurdles DQ (14.28)
DQ
(1st)
400 m hurdles DQ (58.45)
DQ
(1st)
4 × 400 m relay DQ
World Championships Olympiastadion
Berlin, Germany
DQ
(DNF semis)
400 m DQ (52.85)
DQ
(DNS semis)
400 m hurdles DQ (55.80)
2015 World Championships Beijing National Stadium
Beijing, China
33rd (h) 400 m hurdles 58.16

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Amaka Ogoegbunam". IAAF. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  2. ^ Heats results
  3. ^ Turner, Chris (21 August 2009). IAAF DAILY MEDIA BRIEFING - Aug 21 - Berlin 2009. IAAF. Retrieved on 22 August 2009
  4. ^ "Athletes currently suspended from all competitions in athletics following an anti-doping rule violation September 2010" (PDF). iaaf.org via web.archive.org. IAAF. Archived from the original (PDF) on 26 October 2012. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
  5. ^ "IAAF News 2010, Issue 109-118". iaaf.org. IAAF. Retrieved 4 September 2015.

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