Chidera Obasih
Chidera Obasih


Brookfield, Wis.

High School:
Brookfield Central High School




Outdoor Season Begins at TSU Relays

The Gophers are training in Houston, Texas, during spring break


Gophers Win Eight Events at UNLV Invitational

Top-10 marks in the hammer throw highlighted the weekend.


Willis Wins Long Jump as Gophers Open Jack Johnson Classic

The meet will conclude on Saturday.


Season Preview: Sprints, Jumps and Hurdles

Matt Bingle previewed his event group with


Minnesota Closes out Big Ten Championships

Okoroji records three career best times over weeekend

2013 Season - Indoor: Finished third in the long jump at the Jack Johnson Classic with a season-best mark of 18-0 1/2 (5.50m) • also finished fourth in the 60 meters with a season-best time of 7.79 seconds. Outdoor: Finished sixth in long jump with a season-best mark of 17-9 (5.41m) at the UNLV Invitational • ran the 100 meters at the Arkansas Invite (12.63) • ran 26.23 in the 200m at the UNLV Invite.

2012 Season - Indoor: Competed at the Big Ten Championships, running the 60-meter dash in personal-best fashion (7.55) and the 200-meter dash (24.83) in the preliminary rounds • also ran a leg on the 4x400-meter relay team that placed seventh in the conference (3:44.08) • cracked Minnesota's top-10 list (eighth all-time) with a second-place finish in the 60 meters at the Jack Johnson Classic (7.60) • displayed her versatility marking 18-0 1/4 (5.49m) in the long jump at the Holiday Inn Invitational, placing fifth.

High School:A 2011 graduate from Brookfield Central High School in Brookfield, Wis. • high school coach was Lone Lewis • earned All-Conference three year times in track and field • also was a four-time All-American• three-time All-State in Wisconsin for track and field • received the Greater Metro Conference Athlete of the Year award • three-time 100 meter conference champion in the 100 meters (2008, 2009,2010) • three-time 200 meter conference champion (2008, 2009, 2010) • three-time long jump conference champion • two-time 400 meter conference champion • holds her high school record for the 100 meters, 200 meters, 400 meters, long jump and also 4X200

Personal:Born on April 5, 1993• intends to major in physiology • daughter of Kemaklam Obasin• three siblings named Chinedu, Chikwe, and Chisom• enjoys to edit pictures and write.

Event Mark
60m, Indoor 7.55 Big Ten (2012)
100m, Outdoor 12.63 Arkansas Inv. (3/30/13)
200m, Outdoor 26.23 UNLV Inv. (3/16/13)
Long Jump, Indoor 18-0 1/2 (5.50m) Jack Johnson (1/18/13)
Long Jump, Outdoor 17-9 (5.41m) UNLV Inv. (3/16/13)


Bucknam Receives Sportsmanship Award


Gophers alum Kate Bucknam is one of four 2014-15 NCAA Student-Athlete Sportsmanship Awards recipients.

Gophers Announce 2016 Track Schedule


The Gophers host the Minnesota-Wisconsin Dual on Jan. 23 to highlight the 2016 indoor season.

Gophers at the 2015 Minnesota State Fair


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