The Marilyn Okoro Story

Marilyn Okoro is a current British track and field athlete who specialises in the 800 metres. She is a double Olympian and has to date competed in 4 World Championships and 4 Europeans in her career. Individually, she has won 3 Bronze medals at both World Finals and European Championships, while in the 4 × 400 m relay, she has won 3 Silvers and a Bronze medal at  European and World Championships. The highlight of her career so far though, undoubtedly was winning a Bronze medal at the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008.

Growing up in London in the UK in a Single parent family, without her Father. At one point, Marilyn was taken into care. Inspired by her first Coach George Harrison MBE. She gave everything she had to every aspect of being an elite athlete to become one of the best female Middle distance runners in the world.