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Jameela News reports that Rosemary Chukwuma (born 5 December 2001) is a Nigerian sprinter. She is one of the Nigerian quartet of Tobi Amusan, Favour Ofili, Rosemary Chukwuma and Grace Nwokocha who ran a race of their lives to emerge winners in the 4x100m women’s relay event of the Commonwealth Games on Sunday with a time of 42.10s and also setting an African Record.
Tobi Amusan’s lead leg, Ofili down the back straight, Chukwuma’s fiery lap and Nwokocha’s anchor blew defending champions England away and made 100m and 200m champion Elaine Thompson-Herah settle for Bronze.
Although Nigeria coming out tops may have surprised some, it was actually a replay of the team’s feat that saw them qualify for the final with the fastest qualifying time.
Rosemary Chukwuma also won a bronze medal in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2018 Commonwealth Games as well as a gold medal in the 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2019 African Games. In 2018, she won a gold medal in 100 m at the Summer Youth Olympics.
Chukwuma finished third in the first stage of the race with a time of 12.03 seconds, but cut almost a second off her second try, crossing the finish line at 11.17 seconds and claiming the gold.
The athletes competed in two stages of the competition with the performance of each athlete in both stages added together to determine the overall final placing.
The 2018 Commonwealth Games Bronze medallist in the 4x100m ran below her Personal Best of 11.55 seconds.
She was Nigeria’s youngest athlete at the Commonwealth Games and anchored the 4x100m relay.
Julien Alfred from Santa Lucia took silver, while Gabriela Anahi Suarez from Ecuador got bronze.
The 2017 National U-18 sprint champion told the media in Buenos Aires that she is satisfied with her performance.
“I am happy and satisfied because before coming to Argentina I did not have good results,” Chukwuma said.
“I was scared that I would not get what I hoped for at these Games. I did not think that it was possible, but God sees to everything. I started to train in 2016 and I travelled to Australia last year to prepare in this discipline, then continued training in Nigeria.”
Chukwuma was part of the country’s 4×100 women’s team that won gold at the African Senior Athletics Championship in Asaba this year.
She also won gold at the 100m and 200m at the 2018 Africa Youth Games in Algeria.
Meanwhile, Alaba Akintola ran a time of 10.24 seconds to finish with a silver medal in the 100m men’s event at the Youth Olympic Games.
South Africa’s Luke Davies finished with a gold medal while Seiryo Ikeda raced to third place.
Davids proved to be the fastest young runner in the world over the two stages of the 100m competition at Buenos Aires 2018. He crossed the finish line in 10.56 seconds in the first stage and in the second stage he lowered his time to 10.15 seconds.
Ineh Oritsemeyiwa of Nigeria will compete in the men’s triple jump on day 6 of the competition.
Buenos Aires 2018 will be the scenario for 32 sports and 36 disciplines with 286 high adrenaline sport sessions and 1250 medals awarded.
Rosemary Chukwuma Career
Rosemary Chukwuma gained her first international experience at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia where she won a bronze medal behind the teams from England and Jamaica with the Nigerian 4 x 100 meter relay team in 42.75 seconds. In the summer she won a gold medal with the relay team at the 2018 African Championships in Asaba but did not start over the 200 meters event. Earlier, she won double gold at the 2018 African Youth Games in Algiers over 100 and 200 meters and thus qualified for the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, where she won the 100 metres gold medal.
In 2019, she won triple gold at the Junior African Championships in Abidjan with 11.62 seconds and 23.81 seconds over 100 and 200 meters, and in 45.56 seconds with the 4 x 100 metres relay team. In early May, she retired with the season at the IAAF World Relays in Yokohama with 45.07 seconds in the first round. Then she took part in the African Games for the first time in Rabat and reached the final of the 200 meters, where she did not start. She also won gold with the Nigerian relay team in 44.16 seconds.
Rosemary Chukwuma All-time Personal Top 10 Games
|200 Metres||15 MAY 2022||Big 12 Conference Ch., Terry & Linda Fuller T&F Complex, Lubbock, TX||USA||F||F||3.||22.33||+2.0||1203|
|100 Metres||09 JUN 2022||NCAA Div. I Outdoor Championships, Hayward Field, Eugene, OR||USA||B||SF2||2.||10.99||+1.0||1202|
|100 Metres||02 AUG 2022||XXII Commonwealth Games, Alexander Stadium, Birmingham||GBR||A||H4||1.||11.02||-0.2||1196|
|100 Metres||16 APR 2022||Tom Jones Memorial Invitational, Percy Beard Track, Gainesville, FL||USA||F||F1||2.||11.05||-0.1||1189|
|100 Metres||03 AUG 2022||XXII Commonwealth Games, Alexander Stadium, Birmingham||GBR||A||SF3||2.||11.05||+1.1||1189|
|100 Metres||25 JUN 2022||Nigerian Ch., Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, Benin City||NGR||B||F||2.||11.07||-0.4||1187|