Christine Mboma

by Jack Ol 23 Aug,2021
Christine Mboma
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Christine Mboma
  • Birth Place Kavango East, Namibia
  • Famous Name Christine Mboma
  • Mother Patricia
  • Nationality Namibian
  • Ethnicity Afro-American
  • Profession Athlete

Christine Mboma is a Namibian national athlete who set an unratified African senior and world under-20 record in the 400 meters at the age of 18. This result made her the 7th fastest woman of all time at the event with the 12th fastest result ever. Besides, she is the recipient of the silver medal in the 200 meters at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo and became the first-ever woman to win an Olympic medal. 

Kavango East, Namibia native, Christine Mboma was born on 22nd May 2003, under the star sign Gemini. The eighteen years old holds a Nambian nationality and is of African ethnic background. Eldest of three, Christine was abandoned by her father as a baby. Unfortunately, her mother Patricia died in 2016 while giving birth, leaving Christine to look after her younger siblings.

How Much Is Christine Mboma's Net Worth In 2021?

The major income source of athletes is commercial sponsorships, endorsements, spectator fees at events, and prize money so does Mboma's.

A Nike athlete, Christine is the recipient of the silver medal at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. As of 2014, the Olympic silver medalist was awarded NAD10,000 (£567/$906/€707). Coming to 2021, the prize money has increased. 

 As of 2021, Christine Mboma's net worth is under review. 

Is Christine Mboma Dating?

As a matter of fact, there is no news and rumors about Christine Mboma's love life. Reportedly, Christine Mboma is not officially dating anyone. Let say she has her love life behind the camera. Hence, she is believed to be single. 

She is active on Instagram with 31k followers where all posts are from her athlete. 

Career

Christine Mboma took up athletics in 2017. By May 2019, she is the winner of the 800 and 1500 meters events at the school's Cossasa Games in Manzini, Eswatini. After two months she won a bronze medal in the 800 m, clocking 2:17.11. at the Southern Africa Championships in Moka, Mauritius. 

In November 2020, the athlete won gold medals in the 800 and 1500 m races at the Namibian Championships in Windhoek.

On 27 March 2021, Mboma won the 400 m race at the Grand Prix Meet in Oshakati, Namibia, improving to 50.97 s. On 7 June, she record a new PB, Namibian, and a meet record of 22.67 s in the 200 m at the Josef Odlozil Memorial in Prague to take a gold medal.

On 30 June 2021, Mboma set the African senior and new world U20 record in the 400 m. What's more, she won the Irena Szewinska Memorial in Bydgoszcz, Poland, and became the 7th fastest woman of all time in the event with the 12th fastest result ever. 

At the 2020 Summer Olympics, Mboma won the silver medal. Before the game, she and fellow Namibian sprinter Beatrice Masilingi would not be allowed to participate in the 400 m at the Tokyo Olympics due to WA regulations on XY DSD athletes with naturally high testosterone levels.

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