Kamghe Gaba

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Kamghe Gaba
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Personal information
Full nameKamghe Gaba
Born (1984-01-13) 13 January 1984 (age 36)
Friedberg (Hessen), West Germany
Height2.02 m (6 ft 8 in)
CountryFlag of Germany.svg  Germany
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)
  • 400 metres: 45.47 (Ulm; 16 July 2006)

Kamghe Gaba (born 13 January 1984 in Friedberg (Hessen)) is a German sprinter who specialises in the 400 metres. He represents LG Eintracht Frankfurt.


As a teenager he competed in combined events, finishing fifth in the octathlon at the 2001 World Youth Championships in Debrecen.

In 2006 he ran in a personal best of 45.47 seconds as he became German champion for the first time.

He has a German mother and a Chadian father. [1]


Representing Flag of Germany.svg  Germany
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 17th (sf)400m 47.67
7th4×400m relay 3:11.21
2003 European Junior Championships Tampere, Finland 2nd400 m46,63
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 7th4x400 m relay 3:02.22
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 2nd400m 47.07
5th4x400m relay 3:05.35
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th4 × 400 m relay 3:02.83
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 8th400 m45.96
World Cup Athens, Greece 5th4 × 400 m relay 3:03.90
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 4th4 × 400 m relay 3:02.65
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd4 × 400 m relay 3:01.77
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 6th4 × 400 m relay 3:01.70
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 8th4 × 400 m relay 3:05.67

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