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
Some of Team GB’s Olympic heroes returned to action last night, as they competed in the Diamond League in Stockholm with middle-distance runner Christine Ohuruogu among the bigger names taking part. Christine Ohuruogu won silver at the London Olympics (Picture: Getty) Although some of the biggest names from London 2012 were absent, such as Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis, silver medallist Ohuruogu continued her fine form from London 2012 to finish third in her 400m race. American Sanya Richards...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
Chistine Ohuruogu has got off to a strong start in the defence of her 400m Olympic title, finishing second in the opening heat. Christine Ohuruogu (right) finishes narrowly behind Francena McCorory (Picture: Getty Images) The 28-year-old caught Francena McCorory in the home straight, but was passed again by the American after easing up in the final few metres. It was a strong and relaxed performance by Ohuruogu, who has a habit of getting better through the rounds, as she finished in 50.80...Read Full Story
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