Faith Idehen

Faith Idehen (born 5 February 1973) is a retired female sprinter from Nigeria. At the 1992 Summer Olympics she, together with Beatrice Utondu, Christy Opara Thompson and Mary Onyali, won a bronze medal in 4 x 100 metres relay.

Faith Idehen
Personal information
Born (1973-02-05) 5 February 1973 (age 49)

Idehen attended the University of Alabama on a track scholarship. She is married to fellow track athlete Festus Igbinoghene and they have a son, Noah Igbinoghene, who is a National Football League player.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Nigeria
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 3rd 4x100 m relay 42.81 s
1994 Commonwealth Games Victoria, Canada 1st 4x100 m relay 42.99 s


  1. ^ Wolk, Benjamin (5 July 2017). "Family's Olympic legacy prepares WR Noah Igbinoghene for 2-sport career at Auburn". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 24 April 2020.

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