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|Born||20 May 1972|
Charity Opara (born 20 May 1972 in Owerri, Imo State) is a former Nigerian track and field athlete who mainly competed in the 400 metres. She was in particular a successful relay runner, winning the silver medal at the 1996 Olympics.
Opara was banned between 1992 and 1996 for a positive drug test.
- 100 metres - 11.40 (1999)
- 200 metres - 22.60 (1992)
- 400 metres - 49.29 (1998)
- Long jump - 6.55 m (1994)
|1989||African Championships||Lagos, Nigeria||1st||4 × 400 m relay||3:33.12|
|1990||African Championships||Cairo, Egypt||2nd||400 metres||51.68|
|1st||4 × 400 m relay||3:40.04|
|Commonwealth Games||Auckland, New Zealand||3rd||4 × 100 m relay||44.67|
|World Junior Championships||Plovdiv, Bulgaria||2nd||400m||51.28|
|1st (h)||4 × 400 m relay||3:33.56|
|1991||All-Africa Games||Cairo, Egypt||2nd||400 metres||51.23|
|1st||4 × 400 m relay||3:31.05|
|1996||Summer Olympics||Atlanta, United States||2nd||4 × 400 m relay||3:21.04|
|1998||Grand Prix Final||Moscow, Russia||2nd||400 metres||50.09|
|2000||Grand Prix Final||Doha, Qatar||3rd||400 metres||50.85|
- Disqualified in the final.
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