Joan Uduak Ekah

Joan Uduak Ekah (born 16 December 1980 in Kaduna[1]) is a retired Nigerian athlete specializing in the sprinting events. She competed in the 100 metres at the 2000 Summer Olympics reaching the second round.

With 7.09 she was the world junior record holder in the indoor 60 metres between 1999 and 2016 when the record was lowered to 7.07 by Ewa Swoboda.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Nigeria
1998 World Junior Championships Annecy, France 3rd 100m 11.50 (wind: +1.7 m/s)
6th 200m 23.76 (wind: -1.1 m/s)
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 5th 60 m 7.10
World Championships Seville, Spain 4x100 m relay DQ
All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 4th 100 m 11.26
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 30th (qf) 100 m 11.67
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 12th (sf) 100 m 11.54
5th 4x100 m relay 44.10
2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 7th 200 m 23.84

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