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EDIDIONG ODIONG

Player profile

position
Sprints
year
Junior
hometown
West Riffa, Bahrain
high school
Wisdom Based Academics
other college
Middle Tennessee State

BIO:

PERFORMANCE PROFILE

Joins the Noles as a junior after transferring from Middle Tennessee State…brings a wealth of talent and international experience to the program…competed at the 2016 Olympic Games, representing Bahrain in the 200-meter dash semifinals…won 200-meter gold at the 2016 IAAF U20 World Championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland…also competed at the 2017 IAAF World Championships, 2018 Asian Games and 2018 Continental Cup…finished ninth in the 200 at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor Championships in collegiate-best time of 22.81.

Personal

Holds Bahrain 200-meter junior national (22.74) and national (22.62) records and is also a member of the national record-holding 4×100 (42.73) and 4×400 (3:30.61) relay teams…also boasts personal-bests of 11.30 (100), 7.53 (60) and 53.55 (400)…had a monster 2018 Conference USA Outdoor Championship meet, winning 200 and contributing to winning 4×100 and 4×400 relays, to go along with a runner-up finish in the 100…missed the 2018 NCAA Outdoor 200 final by .03 when she ran 22.81…was second in the 200, third in the 100 and on the runner-up 4×400 at the 2019 Conference USA Outdoor meet…was 15th in the 200 at the 2019 NCAA East Preliminary…originally from Calabar, Nigeria…the daughter of Ofonime Odiong…majoring in international affairs…born March 13, 1997.