Gabriel Mvumvure is a Zimbabwean Athlete and Professional Indoor Athlete with the Louisiana State University Tigers club

Gabriel Mvumvure
Zimbabwean Sprinter
Residence U.S.A.
Nationality Zimbabwe
Education Churchill High School
Alma mater Louisiana State University
Occupation
  • Athlete
Years active 2008-present
Known for Zimbabwean Sprinter
Style 200m and 100m
Home town Harare
Height 1.7 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 70Kg
Parent(s) Francis and Jenipher Mvumvure
Relatives Bethel and Privilege
Awards Bronze medal at the 2007 All-Africa Games in Algeria, Bronze at IAAF World Indoor Championships 2014, Africa junior champion, 3-time All-American, NCAA Mideast Regional Champion, SEC Champion, 2-time All-SEC

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Background

Mvumvure completed his secondary education at Churchill high school and is currently studied majors in International Studies & Political Science. He grew up in Harare and is currently on sholarship in the U.S.A. from Olympic Solidarity to help with training for the 2016 Rio Olympics

Personal Life

He is the youngest of 3 children from parents Francis and Jennifer mvumvure

Career

Gabriel
A 100-meter and 200-meter sprinter during his four-year collegiate career from 2008-11. He is Also a star on LSU's 4x100-meter relay team after being an impact performer as a freshman in 2008 while helping the Tigers capture their seventh NCAA title all-time in the 4x100-meter relay while running the third leg in the national final.He ran the third-fastest time in program history with a title-clinching run of 38.42 in the NCAA final. The sprinter anchored the Tigers to All-America finishes in both 2010 and 2011. He captured one SEC title and two All-SEC honors as a member of the sprint relay. He Finished his career among the Top 10 performers in program history in both the 60-meter dash and 200-meter dash on LSU's all-time indoor performance list. Mvumvure ranked No.5 in the 60 meters (6.68) and No. 7 in the 200 meters (20.96) on the school's all-time list. He recorded wind-legal PRs of 10.23 in the 100 meters and 20.67 in the 200 meters during his LSU career. Mvumvure is one of the world's premier junior sprinters who joined the LSU track and field program from Churchill High School in Harare, Zimbabwe. He Represented his country in the 200-meter dash at the 2006 IAAF World Junior Championships in Beijing, China winning a bronze medal as a member of Zimbabwe's 4x100-meter relay team and finishing sixth in the 200 meters Was also named the Provincial Athlete of the Year in his home country in 2004. He Led his high school track and field team to provisional and national championships during his high school career.[1]

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Accolades

2008

2009

2010

2011

Video Gallery

Gabriel Mvumvure Leads Tigers to 3 Wins on Final Day of 117th Penn Relays Official Video
LSU Olympian Official Video Official Video
LSU Track & Field: Gabriel Mvumvure Official Video
Sopot 2014 - Gabriel MVUMVURE - ZIM - World Indoor Championships Official Video





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References

  1. [ww.lsusports.net/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=1375096w/Gabriel Mvumvure Bio],    , Published:10/13/2011 , Retrieved: 1 Aug May 2016