Nitro finds top speed

Christine - Nitro 2

One of the great things about athletics is that even as a seasoned campaigner you never stop learning and experiencing new things. I was delighted to compete for Team England at an exciting and innovative new format of athletics meetings in Melbourne, Australia, known as the Nitro series.   Teams from England, Australia, New Zealand,…

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Newham’s Million Miles Together Challenge


7th October 2016 - Calling on anyone and everyone who lives, works or studies in Newham (London)!I am involved in a brilliantly exciting and creative campaign to get everyone involved in a bit of community spirit and have a lot of fun while doing so. Join me in signing up for the Million Miles Together…

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Rio Olympics selection confirmed


13th July 2016 - I don’t usually do this, but here goes… Rio 2016 will be my fourth and final Olympic Games. Incidentally, my professional athletic career actually begun at the Athens Olympic Games 2004. At that time, making the team to compete in the individual 400m was far more than I had expected for…

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And so the chase continues…


21st September 2015 - Another season to add to my career log and a World Championships bronze medal to add to my haul, for that, I cannot complain and I am very grateful. I knew 2015 would be a big year; a year out from the Olympics (how time really flies!) and once again entering…

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Christine second in British Championships 400m


5th July 2015 – With seven weeks to go to the IAAF World T&F Championships in Beijing Christine was pleased to put two races together back to back without feeling her recent injury at the British Championships in Birmingham.  Although she only managed to finish 2nd in the final in 52.04 seconds the 31 year…

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Christine’s April blog from Florida


Can you hear that noise? It’s the sound of athletes everywhere rejoicing that winter is over and I confess I am joining the party! I am very happy to put another winter behind me. Even though I opted out of the indoor season and was doing the bulk of my training outdoors I chose to…

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New Year, new blog……


January 2015 - What better way to start my blog than at the start of a brand new year! This has been a long time coming (maybe a mixture of procrastination and possibly laziness led to the delay) but happy its finally here. 2014 was a reasonably 'quiet' year, I needed a chance to allow…

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Christine spoke to the BBC about encouraging young people into sport


As part of her own personal legacy from the London 2012 Olympics Christine is is working with the next generation!  She has set herself a goal and talks about how she is passionate to show particularly the children from her home borough of Newham what is out there for them. Full article at this link…

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Great North City Games 500m win to close the season


Report from World 400m champ steps up to win intriguing 500m battle at Great North CityGames as Andy Turner runs his last 110m hurdles race before retirement Fans were treated to a number of exciting and intriguing track and field clashes on the Newcastle-Gateshead Quayside on Saturday afternoon as the Puma Great North CityGames…

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400m win at the Birmingham Diamond League


24th August 2014 - In her final track race of the 2014 season Christine took the 400m win in the Sainsbury's Grand Prix IAAF Diamond League meeting in Birmingham. The Londoner clocked 51.40 to cross the line ahead of US pair Joanna Atkins and Jessica Beard.

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European Championships 4th place


15th August 2014 - Christine went into the European T&F Championships in Zurich short of race fitness and came away with a 4th position, not the gold medal she wanted, but a satisfactory exercise as she looks ahead to 2015 and 2016. Having won the Olympic Games, World T&F Championships twice and Commonwealth Games it…

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Christine leads team to Commonwealth Games Bronze


2nd August 2014 – The final two days of Athletics action at the Commonwealth Games saw the heats and finals of all four relays. Christine played a different role on each occasion but made a valuable contribution to the England team finishing third and collecting bronze medals. In the heat Christine ran the anchor leg…

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Relay in CWG, 400m in European Championships


26th July 2014 - The athletics programme starts tomorrow at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Christine will compete in the 4x400m for the England team in a squad that includes Margaret Adeoye, Shana Cox, Kelly Massey, Emily Diamond plus Christine's sister Victoria Ohuruogu. After this her focus will turn to the European T&F Championships in…

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Christine is the Glamour Sportswomen of the Year

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3rd June 2014 - A host of stars gathered in central London on Tuesday evening to celebrate the Glamour Magazine Women of the Year awards. Christine was delighted to be named the Sportswomen of the Year and was presented with her award by Clare Balding.

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Christine is setting long term goals


Christine Ohuruogu, the world 400m champion, has admitted she will not be at her best at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow because she wants to save her body for next year's world championships in Beijing and the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Ohuruogu, who celebrated her 30th birthday by coming third in the 200m at the…

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Christine is selected for the inaugural IAAF World Relay Championships


Christine Ohuruogu, the world 400 metres champion, and Richard Kilty, who won 60m gold at the World Indoor Championships in March, will head a 24-strong British team at this month’s inaugural World Relays in the Bahamas. Britain will contest the men’s and women’s 4x100m and 4x400m at the event in Nassau on May 24-25, where…

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Christine is heading back to Manchester


The world 400m champion will compete for the first time on home soil this year on a straight track on Deansgate. The 29-year-old, who memorably set a British record 49.41 seconds in winning the world title by just 0.004secs last summer, will be up against Jamaican Christine Day.

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Christine confirmed for Glasgow Diamond League

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British Athletics confirm that world 400m champion Christine Ohuruogu will be amongst the world’s biggest names in athletics competing at Hampden Park on 11-12 July 2014. Christine will head to Hampden Park for a weekend of world-class IAAF Diamond League action. Ohuruogu, who broke the British record on her way to claim the world 400m…

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Christine Ohuruogu is Sports Women of the Year

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At a star studded awards ceremony in London, Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) was named the Sunday Times and Sky Sports Sports Women of the Year for 2013. Christine was rewarded for a year which saw her regain the World 400m title, break the British 400m record, and in the process become the most decorated British female…

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Christine Ohuruogu wins World 400m gold


Christine Ohuruogu (GBR) won gold in the 400m in the IAAF World T&F Championships in Moscow beating 2011 Champion Amantle Monsho in the last meter. The Lloyd Cowan coached athlete set a new British Record with 49.41 secs and took victory by just 4/1000ths of a second! Ohuruogu was understandably jubilant after saying “I can’t…

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