Athletic Hall of Fame

Clement Chukwu

Sport(s): Track

Graduating Class: 1999

Induction Class: 2010

Six-time NCAA All-America and won the 400-meter run at the 1999 NCAA Championships...Finished second in the 200 meters at the 1999 NCAA Outdoor Championship and was second in the 400 meters at the 1999 NCAA Indoor Meet...Was an eight-time Mid-American Conference champion...Won the Drake Relays title in the 400-meter run and was also a part of the winning 800-meter relay team...Won the MAC outdoor 400-meter title three times, 1997 (:46.13), 1998 (:46.27), and 1999 (:45.61)...Named the MAC's Most Valuable Performer at the 1997 Indoor Championships and the Most Outstanding Performer in 1998...Ran in the 400 meters in the 1996 Olympics, making it to the quarterfinals...Competed on the 4x400-meter relay team for Nigeria at the 2000 Olympic Games that won the Silver Medal which was later upgraded to a Gold Medal when the winning U.S. team was disqualified...Also won Gold Medals in the 400-meter run at the 1998 African Games and the 1997 Universiade Games.

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