Olabisi Afolabi

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Olabisi ("Bisi") Afolabi (born 31 October 1975 in Ilorin) is a retired female track and field athlete from Nigeria, who specialized in the 400 metres during her career. She was a member of the Nigerian team that won the silver medal in the 1996 Olympics 4 x 400 metres relay.

She won the World Junior Championships in 1994. She also has a silver medal from the 1999 All-Africa Games and a bronze medal from the 1995 All-Africa Games.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
1993 Universiade Buffalo, United States 3rd 4x400 m relay 3:34.97
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:33.12
1994 African Junior Championships Algiers, Algeria 1st 400 m 53.59
1st 4x100 m relay 46.15
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:45.41
African Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 1st 400 m 51.97
14th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:49.16
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 25th (h) 400 m 51.79
6th 4x400 m relay 3:27.85
Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 1st 400 m 50.50
All-Africa Games Harare, Zimbabwe 3rd 400 m 51.53
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 13th (sf) 400 m 51.40
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:21.04
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 12th (sf) 400 m 53.33
World Championships Athens, Greece 13th (sf) 400 m 51.44
7th 4x400 m relay 3:30.04
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 8th (sf) 400 m 50.40
All-Africa Games Johannesburg, South Africa 2nd 400 m 50.34
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 20th (qf) 400 m 51.87
4th 4x400 m relay 3:23.80
2002 Commonwealth Games Manchester, United Kingdom 3rd 4x400 m relay 3:29.16
2003 World Championships Paris, France 12th (sf) 400 m 51.38
All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 8th 400 m 52.77
1st 4x400 m relay 3:27.76

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