Tjipekapora Herunga

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Tjipekapora Herunga
Personal information
Born (1988-01-01) 1 January 1988 (age 35)
Ehangono, South-West Africa [1]
Height1.67 m (5 ft 5+12 in)
Weight51 kg (112 lb)
Sport
Sport Athletics
Event(s) 400 metres
ClubWelwitschia 77 Athletics Club
Medal record
Representing Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
All-Africa Games
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2011 Maputo 200 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2011 Maputo 400 m
Bronze medal icon (B initial).svg 2015 Brazzaville 400 m

Tjipekapora Herunga (born 1 January 1988 in Ehangono) is a Namibian sprinter who specialises in the 400 metres. [2] She represented her country at the 2012 Summer Olympics as well as two outdoor and two indoor World Championships.

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She is her country's national record holder in the 400 metres both outdoors and indoors. She broke the record while representing Namibia at the 2007 All-Africa Games. [3]

Competition record

YearCompetitionVenuePositionEventNotes
Representing Flag of Namibia.svg  Namibia
2005 World Youth Championships Marrakech, Morocco 35th (h)800 m2:19.93
2007 All-Africa Games Algiers, Algeria 7th400 m 53.13
2008 African Championships Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 11th (sf)400 m 54.00
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 19th (h)400 m 55.40
African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 22nd (h)400 m 57.03
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 29th (h)400 m 54.08
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 3rd200 m 23.50
3rd400 m 51.84
2012 African Championships Porto Novo, Benin 6th200 m 23.92
400 m DQ
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 20th (sf)400 m 52.53
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (h)400 m 52.28
2015 IAAF World Relays Nassau, Bahamas 16th (h)4 × 400 m relay 3:41.47
African Games Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo 10th (h)200 m 23.81
3rd400 m 51.55
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 400 m DQ
2018 African Championships Asaba, Nigeria 21st (h)400 m 55.90
2019 African Games Rabat, Morocco 19th (sf)200 m 24.49
9th (sf)400 m 53.49
4th4 × 100 m relay 45.55

Personal bests

Outdoor

Indoor

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References

  1. Sports Reference profile
  2. Tjipekapora Herunga at World Athletics OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg
  3. "2007 All-Africa Games, July 18-22, Algiers". Africathle. Retrieved 2 May 2020.