Barbara Nwaba

Team USA Heptathlete
Los Angeles, CA University of California-Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA

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Welcome and thank you for taking a peek into what my journey has been like so far! Hoping that my goals and faith can inspire many to make their dreams a reality. God bless


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UCSB adds 5 new members to athletics hall of fame
Coaching Legends Kathy Gregory, Ken Preston Lead UCSB Hall of Fame Inductees
Talented family, David Nwaba signs with Lakers, sister Barbara Nwaba is 2016 Olympian

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Barbara Nwaba

Born and raised in southern California, Barbara attended University High School in Los Angeles where she was a jane-of-all-trades. She ran the sprints from 100m to 400m, hurdled, competed in the high jump, and ran cross country all 4 years. After high school, she attended the University of California at Santa Barbara, and while earning a degree in Sociology, Barbara focused her talent for various specialties to the Heptathlon her sophomore year. Though she was a late-comer to the event, she would…

About Barbara

  • Coach: Josh Priester
  • Agent: Merhawi Keflezighi
  • Training group: Santa Barbara Track Club
  • Training hurdles: Scoliosis, Tendonitis, Stress Fracture,
  • Hobbies: DIY, Pilates, Healthy Eating, Hiking


Team Barbara:

KEYT Fox News - Santa Barbara TC Report

Women Pentathlon 800m Final World Indoor Championships 2016

Barbara Nwaba wins the women's heptathlon at Olympic trials for track & field

Olympian Barbara Nwaba Helps Local Jog-a-thon

Olympic Track And Field Trials | Nwaba, Miller-Koch, Williams On Rio Heptathlon Team

Tom FitzSimons and Barb Nwaba visit Mount St. Mary's Track & Field Practice

RT @_TomFitzSimons: 🇨🇦 and 🇬🇩 take the top two spots at the 2022 Hypo-Meeting in 🇦🇹 Two guys I’ve competed against, coached for and got th…

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