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MARIA BENEDICTA CHIGBOLU Athletics

Date of birth: 27/07/1989

Place of Birth: Roma

m. 1,72

kg. 53

Speciality 4x 400 m relay, 400 m

Biography

She comes from a large family consisting of three brothers and two other sisters. Her mother, Paola, is a teacher of religion, and her father, Augustine, is an international consultant from Nigeria. Athletics is not new in the family, considering her paternal grandfather, Julius, was a finalist in the high jump in Melbourne '56, as well as President of the Nigerian Athletics Federation. Her speciality is the 400m event; she won the individual silver medal and gold medal in the 4x400 relay at the Mediterranean Games in 2013. She is a graduate in educational and training Sciences, and also boasts past experience as a model.

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Palmares

Records and medals in international, national and youth competitions

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Go to the Qualified Athletes List Status: Individual spots 14/07/2016
First Club: Kronos Roma Quattro
Club: Esercito
First Coach: Fulvio Villa
Coach: Maria Chiara Milardi
Hobby: Fashion, music
Relationship Status: Single

Palmares

World Championship

batt. Mosca 2013 - 4x400 m
batt. Pechino 2015 - 400 m
batt. Pechino 2015 - 4x400 m

European Championship

batt. Zurigo 2014 - 4x400 m

3° Amsterdam 2016 - 4x400 m

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