Melvin Imoudu wikipedia has been a sudden interest of many sports enthusiasts after the athlete set a new record and became the German champion.
Melvin Imoudu set a new best mark over 50m breaststroke in the 2023 German National Swimming Championships run-up to the finals.
He broke the 14-year-old record set by Hendrik Feldwehr from 26.83 seconds to 26.79.
He confirmed the exact timing in the final and became the German champion with 26.79 seconds ahead of World Championship starter Lucas Matzerath (27.20 seconds).
The championship was held from 6 to July 9, 2023, in the Swimming and diving hall in the Europasportpark (SSE), Berlin.
Before entering the championship, Imoudu’s career-quickest was 27.00 seconds which he logged in the heats of the event at the 2021 European Championships.
Melvin Imoudu Wikipedia And Age
Melvin Imoudu is a national-level German swimmer who has been representing Germany in several national and international swimming competitions.
The swimmer competes in 100 m breaststroke, 50 m breaststroke, 4×100 m medley mixed and 4×50 m medley mixed.
Furthermore, he has participated in several competitions like the Fina Swimming World Cup, European Championships, Swiss Summer Championships, and many more.
Born in Potsdam, Germany, Imoudu is a native Potsdamer and was raised in the same neighbourhood by his parents.
Additionally, according to the World Aquatics profile, the swimmer was born on January 7, 1999, meaning he is 24 years old as of 2023.
He began swimming very young and has been a national-level swimmer for over five years.
Despite holding several national-level records, Imoudu is yet to win a Swimming World Cup.
He won a bronze in FINA Swimming World Cup 2018 in the Mixed 4×50 Medley Relay but however has not secured any position in 100 m and 50 m breaststroke.
Moreover, the Potsdamer has been a part of the Swimming World Cups four times. However, despite making a record, he is not nominated for the World Cup in 2023.
Besides his athletic accomplishments and competitions, the rising swimming star has not shared much about his personal life and academic qualifications.
Melvin Imoudu Parents And Family Ethnicity
Regarding his parents, Melvin Imoudu has not shared any details about them. The athlete mostly shares about his swimming competitions and championships but not his family life.
In the absence of information, assuming his parents’ details is challenging. However, his Instagram profile reveals that he has an elder sister named Denise Imoudu.
His sister, who seemed very active on social media, has posted a few times about her mother and grandmother. However, nothing is known about their father.
Moreover, the swimmer’s sister is a former volleyball player and has played for over ten years in the Bundesliga and some assignments with the national team.
Denise, at present, is happily married and lives with her husband, newly born son, and their pet dog.
Melvin and Denise appear to be very close to each other as both have shared each other’s photos on Instagram multiple times.
Moving on to his family ethnicity, Melvin still has not revealed his ethnicity but holds German nationality.
His mother and grandmother appear to be German natives, whereas the swimmer may have a mixed ethnicity as he has a black complexion, unlike his mother.
Though yet to be confirmed, his father could be of African heritage, which justifies his complexion.