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ABINUDA Endurance Athlete
AMABI Doris Athlete
EMELIEZE Peter Athlete
EZE Joy Athlete
FRANCIS Samuel Athlete
OKITIKPI Rebecca Athlete
USIFO Maria Team Official

ABINUDA Endurance
First Name Last Name Gender
Endurance Abinuda Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 400m Hurdles
400m
4 X 400m Relay
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 58.75 / 54.09
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
Hkoto Ibori
Secondary Shool Games
1st
1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
I enjoy singing and dancing . My friends normally call me Econet.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
To become a world champion.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Marion Jones.

AMABI Doris
First Name Last Name Gender
Doris Amabi Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s Long Jump
4 X 100m Relay
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 6.35m
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004
2004
2004
Mobil Track & Field Championships - Long Jump
N K O Y O Ibiri Championships - Long Jump
National Sports Festival - Long Jump
3rd
2nd
3rd
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Represented Nigeria at the 3rd IAAF World Youth Championship, Sherbrooke, Canada in long jump.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Marion Jones.

EMELIEZE Peter
First Name Last Name Gender
Peter Emelieze Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m & 200m
4 X 100m Relay
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 10.39sec; 21.67sec
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2003
2004
African Junior Championships - 100m Silver Medal
Championships, Cameroon - 200m
World Junior Championships, Grossetto, Italy - 100m
2nd
1st Round 5th
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
I like to play basketball and football and my hobbies are dancing and laughing.
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
I got my inspiration from myself while I was young. I found out that I run faster than my peer group.
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
The sports person I really admire is Nigeria's Deji Alius.

EZE Joy
First Name Last Name Gender
Joy Eze Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 800m
4 X 400m Relay
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best 2.02.21
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 National Sports Festival 1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

FRANCIS Samuel
First Name Last Name Gender
Samuel Francis Male
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m & 200m
4 X 100m Relay
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
2004 Festival - 100m & 200m 3rd & 1st
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Loved it from birth! I had potential
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire
Doneavan Bailey.

OKITIKPI Rebecca
First Name Last Name Gender
Rebecca Okitikpi Female
Sport Athletics
Event/s 100m
4 X 100m Relay
WeightClass/Playing Position
Personal Best
Main Sporting Achievements
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Representative Honours
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament Position
Forthcoming Major Competitions
Year/s Event/Championship/Tournament
Other Interesting Information
Inspiration for Taking up the Sport
Sportsperson whom they Most Admire

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