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Violet Odogwu

Full name: Violet Obiamaka Odogwu
Gender: Female
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
Weight: 137 lbs (62 kg)
Born: May 15, 1942 in Asaba-Ase, Unknown, Nigeria
Country: NGR Nigeria
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Violet Odogwu had the following podium finishes at major championships\: 3rd in the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Long Jump. At the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games she finished ninth in the high jump, twelfth in the long jump, and was eliminated in the heats of the 4×110 yards relay (with the non-Olympians Esther Ogbeni, Freda Payne, and Olu Onwuchekwa). At the 1966 British Empire and Commonwealth Games Odogwu also finished eighth in the 80 metres hurdles.

Personal Best\: LJ – 6.45 (1968).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Women's Long Jump Nigeria NGR 9

Women's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Final Round 9 6.23
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Final Round Round One 6 6.23
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Final Round Round Two 8 5.89 6.23
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Final Round Round Three 9 6.15 6.23
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Qualifying Round 4 QU 6.45
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Qualifying Round Group A 2 QU 6.45
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Qualifying Round Group A Round One 1 6.45
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 2 6.09 6.45
1968 Summer 26 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass