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Christine Ohuruogu

(1984-), Sprinter; Olympian

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A British track and field athlete who won gold in the 400m sprint at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and silver in the same event at the 2012 London Olympics. She is a double World Champion having won the 400m at the 2007 and 2013 World Championships. Her personal best time of 49.41 seconds, set at the 2013 World Championships, beat the UK record set by Kathy Cook in 1984 by 0.02 seconds, simultaneously making her the first British female to win two World Championship titles, and the first British female to win three global titles. Her relay bronze at the 2016 Summer Olympics made her only the second British track and field athlete, after Steve Backley to win medals at three successive Olympic Games

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Christine Ohuruogu, by Francesco Guidicini - NPG x131988

Christine Ohuruogu

by Francesco Guidicini
digital C-type colour print, 26 February 2008
NPG x131988

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