Christine Ohuruogu admitted she is targeting a third Olympics after she was named Sunday Times and Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year.
Ohuruogu, who won the world 400m title in thrilling fashion earlier this year, edged out double world cycling champion Becky James, world triathlon champion Non Stanford, world skeleton gold medallist Shelley Rudman, cricketer Heather Knight and double Olympic champion dressage rider Charlotte Dujardin for the honour.
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Ohuruogu named Sportswoman of Year 2013 Athlete Christine Ohuruogu has been named Sunday Times & Sky Sports Sportswoman of the Year for 2013. The 400m runner became the first British woman to win two Athletics World Championship crowns when she clinched gold in Moscow in August. “It’s such a tough category,” said Ohuruogu. “It’s great […]Read Full Story
She has won world and Olympic gold and delighted the Olympic stadium with her silver medal at London 2012 but Christine Ohuruogu insists she is still searching for that perfect race.
The Newham and Essex Beagle was pipped to gold this summer by long-term rival Sanya Richards-Ross, the American making up for her disappointing bronze four years previously in Beijing.
Now 28, Ohuruogu goes into her winter training with, on the face of it, little left to prove.
But in a race like the 400m where...Read Full Story
Christine Ohuruogu’s face lights up when she talks about her family – and for the defending Olympic 400m champion, that is what is really important; not titles, or column inches. Christine Ohuruogu has been low key in her build up to the Games but has a habit of performing on the biggest stage (Picture: Action) ‘There’s an opportunity here, for any kid who’s in that stadium watching athletics at the Games, it will change their life,’ says the Stratford native. Ohuruogu is mysterious, elusive...Read Full Story
Local girl Christine Ohuruogu produced a storming finish to claim a silver medal in the defence of her Olympic 400metres title. Brave: But Ohuruogu was upset at losing her title (picture: Getty Images) Ohuruogu, whose family lives so close to the Olympic site in Stratford that she could walk to the stadium, looked out of contention with 120m to go before powering down the home straight in trademark style. She briefly looked like she could come from nowhere to win gold again but could not...Read Full Story
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