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Olympic Information

    Debut

Recent Performances

  • 3rd (4x100m) - 2012 Shizuoka International Meeting (Shizuoka, Japan)
  • 2nd (100m) - 2012 Brisbane Track Classic (Brisbane, Australia)
  • 1st (100m) - 2012 Perth Track Classic (Perth, Australia)
  • 4th (100m) - 2012 Sydney Track Classic (Sydney, Australia)
  • 3rd (100m) - 2012 Melbourne Australian Open (Melbourne, Australia)

Career Highlights

  • 2007 - My first Australian championships, running a personal best time of 10.24 to qualify for the 100m final but I succumbed to an injury before the race.
  • 2008 - Finishing second in the B race in a season's best time of 10.56 at the World Athletics Tour in Melbourne.

Interesting Facts

  • Anthony Alozie was a local soccer player in his native Nigeria. He started running when an athletics coach spotted him at one of his soccer games. He was impressed by Alozie's speed with the ball and invited him to start sprint training.
  • Alozie and the coach kept in contact and eventually he was convinced he had a promising talent in sprinting. He dreams of being a superstar and a role model in track and field.
  • At his first world championships in 2009 Alozie joined teammates Matt Davies, Josh Ross and Aaron Rouge-Serret in placing third in their heat of the 4x100m relay, their season's best time of 38.93 not enough to advance to the deciding round.
  • At the 2011 world championships he raced the 4x100m and clocked 38.69 for fourth in the heat.
  • Alozie came to Australia from Nigeria for the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne. He decided to stay and took out citizenship.

Sport

Years on national team

3

Coach

Paul Hallam (2006 - current)
John Quinn (2008 - 2009)

Primary Training Base

Sydney, Australia

Club

Sutherland District Athletics Club (NSW, Australia)

Education

Primary

Azmecc (Tricoma) Primary School (Aba Abia State, Nigeria)

Secondary

Stella Maris Secondary School (Aba Abia State, Nigeria)

Tertiary

Media & Screen Studies


Athletics Team

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