Melford Homela

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Melford Homela
Personal information
Born (1970-06-03) 3 June 1970 (age 50)
Height1.67 m (5 ft 6 in) [1]
Weight55 kg (121 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 800 m, 1500 m
College team RCC Tigers

Melford Homela (born 3 June 1970) is a retired Zimbabwean who competed in middle-distance events. [2] He represented his country at the 1988 and 1992 Summer Olympics. He also won the bronze medal at the 1988 World Junior Championships.


His personal bests are 1:47.36 in the 800 metres (Seoul 1988) and 3:47.38 in the 1500 metres (Seoul 1988).

International competitions

Representing Flag of Zimbabwe.svg  Zimbabwe
1988 World Junior Championships Sudbury, Canada 3rd800 m 1:51.34
Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 29th (qf)800 m 1:49.62
40th (h)1500 m 3:47.38
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 11th (sf)800 m 1:48.53
19th (h)1500 m 3:50.89
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 38th (h)800 m 1:50.50

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