Cecilia Francis’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story


Is Athlete
From Nigeria
Type Sports
Gender female
Birth 17 September 1996, Lagos, Nigeria
Age 24 years
Star sign Virgo

Cecilia Francis (born 17 September, 1996) is a Nigerian sprinter who specializes in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 x 100 metres relay. Cecilia claimed gold alongside Blessing Okagbare, Lawretta Ozoh and Ngozi Onwumere in the 4 x 100 metres relay at the 2015 All-Africa Games in Brazzaville, Congo. She also represented Nigeria at the 2015 World Championships in Athletics in Beijing, China.


Doping case

Francis tested positive for the anabolic steroid metenolone at the 2013 African Youth Athletics Championships, as a 16-year old. She was given a one-year ban from sports after she cooperated with the authorities in an investigation. Athletics Federation of Nigeria banned her coach Abass Rauf for life, and Lee Evans got a four-year ban.

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