Birth Date:  28 Oct 1984
Place of Birth:  LIVERPOOL
Country of birth:  GBR
Age:  33
Gender:   Female
Height (cm):  165
Weight (Kg):  75

Events and Medals

Anyika ONUORA - Schedule

Time Event Status
Mon, 9 Apr 10:37
Women's 400m Round 1 - Heat 2
Tue, 10 Apr 21:24
Women's 400m Semifinal 2
Sat, 14 Apr 14:57
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 100m Relay Final
Sat, 14 Apr 16:38
Gold Medal Event Women's 4 x 400m Relay Final

Biographical Information

Commonwealth Games
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 100m Relay 3 43.10
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 4 x 400m Relay 3 3:27.24
2014 Glasgow, SCO Women's 200m 4 22.64
2006 Melbourne, AUS Women's 100m 4s1 11.46

Olympic Games
2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA Women's 4 x 400m Relay 3 3:25.88
2012 London, GBR Women's 100m 5r1h2 11.41
2012 London, GBR Women's 200m 3r1h2 23.23

World Championships
2017 London, GBR Women's 400m 7r1h6 52.58
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 400m 5s3 50.87
2015 Beijing, CHN Women's 4 x 400m Relay 3 3:23.62
2013 Moscow, RUS Women's 200m 4r1h5 23.36
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 100m 5r1h4 11.41
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 200m 7s2 23.08
2011 Daegu, KOR Women's 4 x 100m Relay 4r1h2 43.95

Nickname: Anny, AO, Challenge Anyika (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)

Supporting Liverpool Football Club (Twitter, 30 Mar 2014)

Education: Economics at John Moores University, Liverpool, England

PERSONAL: Rana REIDER (, 27 Oct 2017))

Sporting relatives

Brother Iffy a former professional footballer with Huddersfield Town, Mansfield, Gillingham and Sheffield United. (, 19 Apr 2011)


Missed all of 2010 with injuries, including to her patella (kneecap). (, 06 Aug 2011)

Reason: Coaches at college told her she had potential and should join a club. (, 05 Feb 2012)
Memorable: Competing at London 2012 Olympic Games, even though she did not progress beyond 100m and 200m heats. "It was everything I hoped for and much more. You can't get any better than competing at a home Games in front of your home crowd." (, 26 Jul 2013)
Hero: Former British decathlete Daley THOMPSON, former US basketballer Michael JORDAN and her brother Iffy (, 09 Dec 2011)
Influence: British athlete Christine OHURUOGU (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Ritual: Holds kangaroo tooth given to her by a friend in Australia for good luck on start line. (Athlete, 31 Jul 2008)
Additional information

Added 400m to her sprint repertoire in 2013. "I thought I would probably get to 300m and hit a brick wall but because my training is different and there have been changes, everything is working out so well. Doing three events has been great for me." (, 12 Jul 2013)

Gold Coast 2018 her third Commonwealth Games. At Melbourne 2006, silver with 4x100m relay team, and made 100m semifinals. Missed Delhi 2010 due to injury. Two bronze at Glasgow 2014, in 4x100m relay (though she did not run in final) and 4x400m relay, and came fourth in individual 200m. (, Nov 2017)

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Gold: Gold
Silver: Silver
Bronze: Bronze
Gold Medal Event: Gold Medal Event
Bronze Medal Event: Bronze Medal Event

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