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Chiamaka Omenyinma
Chiamaka Omenyinma


Louisville, Ky.

High School:



Indoor | Outdoor

Long Jump: 6.23m/ 20-05.25 | 6.14m/ 20-01.75

Triple Jump: 12.10m/ 39-08.50 | 11.93m/ 39-01.75

* School record holder in indoor long jump

2008-09: Competed in two outdoor and two indoor events for the Cardinals...Had one first-place finish...Finished first in the long jump at the Gene Edmonds Cup...Was NCAA Mideast Regional Qualifier in outdoor Long Jump.

2007-08: Had two first-place finishes ... Finished first in the long jump at the Austin Peay Invitational ... Indoors, she finished first in the long jump at the Indiana Open ... Was an ALL-BIG EAST selection after finishing third at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the long jump.

2006-07: Competed two times for the Cardinals outdoors and four times during the indoor season ... Top finish was fifth at the BIG EAST Championships in the long jump with an effort of 5.84m ... had a first place indoor finish in the long jump at the Tiger Indoor Invite with a jump of 5.51m.

High School: Placed second at the 2006 state championships in the long jump ... Placed third at the 2005 state championships in the long jump, the 100 meters, the 200 meters and the 4x100-meter relay ... Also a three-year letter winner in soccer.

Personal: Born June 1, 1988 in Nigeria ... Daughter of Ogedi and Chinyere Omenyinma ... Has three siblings Chinacherem, Chisom, and Kelechi ...Majoring in sports administration with a minor in exercise science.

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