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Tatenda Tsumba Athlete Profile

Tatenda Tsumba

Position: Sprints Class: Junior Roster Years: 2015-2017 Hometown: Harare, Zimbabwe Last School: Eaglesvale High School


Personal Bests 
Time/mark Event Meet
6.35 55m 2015 Wildcat Indoor
6.74 60m 2017 MPSF Championships
10.27 100m 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational
20.77 200m 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational
34.06 300m 2016 BYU Cougar Invitational
48.04 400m 2016 Trojan Invitational
7.25m Long jump 2015 Air Force Indoor Invitational

2015 | Freshman Year


  • Won the 55m at the Wildcat Indoor with a time of 6.35
  • Took fourth in the 200m at the MPSF Indoor Championships with a time of 21.50
  • Won the long jump at the Air Force Invitational with a mark of 7.25 meters (23' 9.5")

2016 | Sophomore Year


  • Ran the fifth best 200m time in BYU indoor history (21.16) at the Air Force Invitational
  • Won the 200m at the MPSF Championships with a time of 21.38


  • Won first place at the Annual Aztec Open in the 100m and 200m with times of 10.80 and 21.05, respectively
  • Placed 15th overall in the 100m at the Nike Clyde LIttlefield Texas Relays with a 10.57 time
  • Won the 200m at the Sun Angel Classic with a time of 21.05
  • Set personal records in the 100m and 200m at the BYU Cougar Invitational with 10.27 and 20.77 times, respectively
  • Qualified for and competed in the NCAA Division 1 West Preliminaries in the 100m, 200m and 4x100m and finished 22nd, 21st and 18th. 
  • Competed in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in the 200m and placed 69th overall, finishing in 21.04