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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ene Franca Idoko

The Nigerian sprinter, Ene Franca Idoko was born on 15 June 1985 in Benue State, Nigeria. She won the bronze medal with the African 4 x 100 metres relay team at the 2006 IAAF World Cup. Her personal best time over 100 m is 11.14 seconds, achieved in July 2008 in Abuja and her personal best time over 60 m is 7.09 seconds, achieved in February 2008 in Chemnitz. She sprinted a time of 43.04 seconds, which won her a bronze medal behind Russia and Belgium in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. The exceptional Nigerian sprinter has definitely paved a successful career for herself in the sport industry.

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Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the Nigerian sprinter, Ene Franca Idoko:

1. Ene Franca Idoko was born on 15 June 1985 in Benue State, Nigeria.

2. Her personal best time over 100 m is 11.14 seconds, achieved in July 2008 in Abuja.

3. Her personal best time over 60 m is 7.09 seconds, achieved in February 2008 in Chemnitz.

4. She won the bronze medal with the African 4 x 100 metres relay team at the 2006 IAAF World Cup.

5. She won a silver medal at the 2006 African Championships in Bambous, Mauritius.

6. In 60 metres she finished seventh at the 2008 IAAF World Indoor Championships.

7. At the 2008 African Championships she finished fourth in the 100 metres.

8. She failed to qualify for the semi finals as her time of 11.66 was only the seventh time of her heat at 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

9. Together with Gloria Kemasuode, Agnes Osazuwa and Oludamola Osayomi she also took part in the 4×100 metres relay. In their first round heat they placed fourth behind Belgium, Great Britain and Brazil.

10. She sprinted a time of 43.04 seconds, which won her a bronze medal behind Russia and Belgium in the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.

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