Further Personal Information
Sport Specific Information
|Club / Team
||Woodford Green and Essex Ladies: Woodford, GBR
|Name of coach
|Coach from which country?
||She does not train between competitions on the European circuit to keep her body fresh.
||Shopping, sleeping. (losseveter.nl, 19 Jan 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||"All of my sporting moments are the best." (summergames.lenovo.com, 31 Aug 2010)
||She had corrective surgery on her eyes. She says the improvement in her vision helps to lessen the stress she normally feels when competing. (optimax.co.uk, 21 Aug 2007)
Her parents are Nigerian. (IAAF Handbook, 2001)
She was a regular ambassador for the Sporting Champions Scheme, where she promoted physical activity in schools. (nuff-respect.co.uk, 12 Dec 2003)
After injury cancelled her chances of representing England at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, she appeared to be on her way to retirement. But after posting the quote, "when people show you their worst side, believe them", she received a reply from renowned coach Loren Seagrave, who liked the quote. Maduaka kept in contact with Seagrave, who eventually became her coach in Atlanta, Georgia. (spikesmag.com, 31 Aug 2010)