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Thobias Akwenye Athlete Profile

Thobias Akwenye

Thobias Akwenye
Position: Sprints Height: 5-9 Weight: 145 Hometown: Windhoek


  • 1999 USTFCCCA 400-meter relay


Parents are Ferdinand and Ruusa...majoring in sociology.

Before BYU

1995 African Junior Champion Finalist...Southern African champion in 1996...Sports Ambassador of the Year...Participated in the World Junior Championship in Sydney, Australia in 1996...Competed in the World University Games in Italy in 1997... Competed in the British Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1998.


4x100m All-American in 1999...Member of BYU's school record-holding 4x100m relay in 1999...Best Marks:100m - 10.30, 200m - 21.17, 400m - 47.89