Fatima Makakala Athlete Profile

Fatima Makakala

Positions: Sprints, Hurdles Height: 5-7 Roster Years: 2009-2012 Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden

Personal

  • Born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Parents are Fidel and Sidonie Makakala
  • Enjoys dancing, rock climbing, traveling, music and can speak five languages

Before BYU

  • High school team won the Swedish Championship in track
  • Ranked 2nd in Sweden in hurdles
  • Represented Sweden in the Nordic Championships in Denmark
  • Part of the fastest 4x100 relay team in Sweden
  • Earned the sportsmanship award in soccer

Summary

  • MWC Champion (Outdoor 4x100m 2010)
  • All-MWC (Outdoor 4x100m 2010; Outdoor 100m Hurdles, 4x100m 2011)

Stats

PERSONAL BESTS: 60m- 7.66; 60m hurdles- 8.61; 100m- 12.59; 100m hurdles- 13.59; 
                Long Jump- 5.72m


2009 | Freshman Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished fourth in the 60m hurdles in 8.65 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational 
  • Placed second at the UW Invitational in the 60m hurdles in 8.69 
  • Competed in both the 60m (7.76) and 60m hurdles (8.68) at the New Balance Invitational 
  • Finished fourth in the 60m hurdles (8.65) and sixth in the 60m (7.78) at the Air Force Invitational 
  • Ended indoor season with a fourth place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.66) at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships 

Outdoor: 

  • Placed third in the 100m hurdles in 14.27 at the Mesa Classic
  • Placed 16th at the Sun Angel Classic in the 60m hurdles with a time of 14.42 
     

2010 | Sophomore Year

Indoor: 

  • Opened the season at the BYU Indoor Invitational with a third place finish in the 60m hurdles (8.84) and a sixth place finish in the 60m (7.82) 
  • Finished third in the 60m hurdles (8.80) and eighth in the 60m (7.89) at the Bengal Shoot Out 
  • Competed in the 60m hurdles (8.76), 60m (7.87) and long jump (5.70m) at the Bronco Invitational 
  • Ran the 60m hurdles in 8.80 at the New Balance Invitational 
  • Finished sixth in the 60m hurdles (8.75) and 19th in the long jump (4.24m) at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships 

Outdoor: 

  • Part of the fifth-place finishing 4x100m team at the BYU Cougar Invitational (47.90)
  • Placed 22nd in the 100m hurdles at the Sun Angel Classic in 14.48
  • Finished seventh in the 100m hurdles at the Mesa Classic in 14.55
  • Competed in the 100m hurdles (14.20), long jump (5.50m), 200m (25.07) and 4x100m (46.90) at the BYU Robison Invitational 
  • Part of the BYU record-setting 4x100m team (44.76) at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships. Also placed sixth in the 100m hurdles (14.23) and 13th in the long jump (5.54m) at the same meet
  • Competed as a part of the 4x100m relay at the NCAA West Preliminaries (45.19) 

2011 | Junior Year

Indoor: 

  • Finished third in the 60m hurdles (8.67) and the 60m (7.75) at the BYU Indoor Invitational 
  • Placed third in the 60m hurdles in 8.84 at the Snake River Open
  • Finished second in prelims in the 60m hurdles in a personal best time of 8.61 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational 
  • Part of the fourth-place finishing 4x200m team at the New Balance Invitational (1:40.51)
  • Tied personal best time of 8.61 in the 60m hurdles with a third place finish at the Air Force Invitational, while also finishing fourth in the 200m in 25.15 at the same meet
  • Scored team points at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships with a seventh place 60m hurdle finish in 8.76 and an eighth place 200m finish in 24.90 

Outdoor: 

  • Opened the season with a wind-aided time of 13.89 in the 100m hurdles at the Stanford Invitational 
  • Part of the winning 4x100m team at the UVU Invitational (45.21) 
  • Placed sixth in both the 100m hurdles (14.53) and 200m (25.04) at the Sun Angel Classic 
  • Finished second at the Robison Invitational in the 100m hurdles in 13.89
  • Recorded a personal bests of 13.59 in the 100m hurdles and 5.72m in the long jump at the BYU Twilight Meet
  • Finished third in the 100m hurdles (13.71), 11th in the long jump (5.50m) and was part of the second-place finishing 4x100m team at the Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships
  • Competed in the 100m hurdles (14.17) and 4x100m (46.25) at the NCAA West Preliminary meet 

 

2012 | Senior Year

Indoor: 

  • Opened the season with a 10th place finish in the 60m hurdles in 8.77 at the Cherry and Silver Invitational 
  • Ran a season best time of 8.66 in the 60m hurdles in a third place finish at the Air Force Team Challenge 
  • Part of the sixth-place finishing 4x200m team at the New Balance Invitational (1:39.04)
  • Finished fourth in the 60m hurdles at the Air Force Invitational in 8.67
  • Compete in the 60m hurdles at the MPSF Indoor Championships and finished 10th in 8.67