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Miles Ukaoma OLY (born 21 July 1992) is an American-born Nigerian hurdler. In 2016, Miles Ukaoma qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics Men's 400 metres hurdles|400 metres hurdles event, He competed in the 400 metres hurdles event at the 2015 World Championships in Beijing narrowly missing the semifinals. His personal best in the 400 metres hurdles is 48.84 seconds set in Warri in 2015.[3]

Miles Ukaoma
Miles Ukaoma Rio 2016.jpg
Ukaoma at the 2016 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1992-07-21) 21 July 1992 (age 27)
Maize, Kansas, U.S.
Height1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)[1]
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
CountryNigeria
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Hurdles
College teamUniversity of Nebraska–Lincoln[2]
Achievements and titles
Olympic finalsyes
Personal best(s)110 mH – 13.85 (2014)
400 mH – 48.84 (2015)

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing   Nigeria
2014 Commonwealth Games Glasgow, United Kingdom 7th 4 × 400 m relay 3:04.86
African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 6th 400 m hurdles 50.40
2nd 4 × 400 m relay 3:03.09
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 19th (h) 4 × 400 m relay 3:06.92
World Championships Beijing, China 22nd (h) 400 m hurdles 49.38
2016 African Championships Durban, South Africa 6th (h) 400 m hurdles 50.791
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 32nd (h) 400 m hurdles 49.84

1Disqualified in the final

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Miles Ukaoma. rio2016.com
  2. ^ Miles Ukaoma. College team profile
  3. ^ "Miles Ukaoma". IAAF. 30 August 2015. Retrieved 30 August 2015.

External linksEdit