|Date of Birth||3 February 1994|
|Current World Ranking||1 (2021)|
|Sport/Event(s)||Athletics – Long jump|
|Major Achievements||Defending world champion in long jump.|
Finished at fourth place at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Won Diamond League in 2019.
|Net Worth||$1-$3 million|
Malaika Mihambo is a German athlete and the current world champion in the long jump. She also won the 2018 European Championships and most recently won a silver a the 2021 European Indoor Championships. Mihambo also won the prestigious Diamond League in 2019.
Malaika is one of the strong favourites to win the gold at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2020. Therefore, it becomes imperative to know a little more about the great German long jumper, Malaika Mihambo.
Malaika Mihambo Bio
Malaika was born on 3 February 1994 in Heidelberg, Germany. She stands 1.70m (5 ft 7 in) tall and weighs around 55kg (121lb). Her personal best in long jump is 7.30 metres, achieved in Doha on 6 October 2019.
Malaika Mihambo Net Worth
Malaika has an estimated net worth of $1-$3 million, with her major income coming through a successful career as an athlete. Further details are not known and we will update it as soon as we get some information.
Malaika Mihambo Career Achievements
Malaika, who finished a heartbreaking fourth at the 2016 Rio Olympics, besides being a champion at many tournaments on the senior level, has won a host of competitions on junior level too. Mihambo has been an under-23 as well as junior European champion in long jump.
Malaika Mihambo Coach
Malaika is currently coached by Ulrich Knapp, who is also the national coach of Germany. She had plans to train with nine-time Olympic champion, the legendary Carl Lewis in the US but the plans cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Malaika Mihambo Parents
The only information we have about Malaika’s parents is that her mother is German, while her father is Tanzanian from Zanzibar. We will update it as soon as we get further details.
Mihambo is surely looking for redemption after her narrow miss in Rio five years back. And what a way it would be to take the revenge of her agonising loss by clinching the yellow metal in Tokyo. Let’s see whether she will be able to fulfill her dream this time around or destiny would have it the other way and she would falter on the biggest stage.