Monash University's Female Athlete of the Year for 2015
Monash University's 2015 Female Athlete of the Year is Nneka Okpala!
Nneka has had a fantastic year in 2015. She represented Monash University and New Zealand at the World University Games in Gwangju, South Korea, where she placed 8th in the women's triple jump with a jump of 13.15m's.
Nneka is the current New Zealand Women's National Triple Jump Record Holder. As well as the reigning Victorian, New Zealand and Australian Athletics Triple Jump Gold Medallist.
This year she was also named Essendon Athletics Club Athlete of the Year.
After starting athletics at the age of 6 and specialising in Triple Jump at 15, Nneka's current ambitions are to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
She is definitely making her mark on the triple jump circuit and we are all very proud of her achievements. Congratulations Nneka.