Christine Ohuruogu

Christine Ohuruogu MBE is Britain’s most successful female athlete.  She won the 400m at the 2008 Olympic Games, 2007 and 2013 World Championship and 2006 Commonwealth Games.  She won silver in the 400m at the 2012 Olympic Games and 12 medals in the 4x400m at Olympic, World, European or Commonwealth levels.  She was British Sportswoman of the Year in 2013 and after her retirement in 2018 moved to work in the legal world.  Christine currently holds a number of Board or Non- Executive positions with GB Boxing, British Athletics, Sporting Equals, Sports Resolutions and the Lloyd Cowan Bursary.

Christine Ohuruogu


Place of birth: London, England

Residence: London, England

DOB: 17th May 1984

Event: 400m

Coach: Lloyd Cowan

Team: adidas

World Athletics Profile: Christine Ohuruogu


Personal Bests

  • 200m 22.85
  • 400m 49.41 NR
  • 4x400m 3:20.04 NR

Career Highlights

  • Olympic Games 400m GOLD 2008, SILVER 2012
  • Olympic Games 4x400m BRONZE 2008 & 2016
  • 2 x World 400m CHAMPION 2007 & 2013
  • World Championships 4x400m SILVER 2013, 5 x BRONZE
  • 2006 Commonwealth Games 400m CHAMPION
  • 2012 World Indoor 4x400m CHAMPION, BRONZE 2014
  • 2014 Commonwealth Games 4x400m BRONZE
  • 2013 European Indoor 4x400m CHAMPION
  • 2003 European Junior Championships 400m & 4x400m BRONZE