Nigerian records in athletics

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The following are the national records in athletics in Nigeria maintained by the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

Outdoor[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 9.85 (+1.7 m/s) Olusoji Fasuba 12 May 2006 Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix Qatar Doha, Qatar
200 m 19.84 (+1.7 m/s) Francis Obikwelu 25 August 1999 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain
400 m 44.17 Innocent Egbunike 19 August 1987 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland
800 m 1:45.91 Ado Maude 9 September 1992 Italy Bologna, Italy
1500 m 3:42.85 Ado Maude 19 July 1991 Italy Cesenatico, Italy
3000 m 8:13.01 Ibrahim Kabir 13 June 1986 West Germany Lage, West Germany
5000 m 14:15.50 Timon Gunem 19 June 1993 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
10000 m 29:04.5 Itsifamus Choolon 7 June 1998 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
Half marathon 1:10:43 Umaru Mohammed 5 May 2002 Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Marathon 2:16:06 Mohamed Abbas 11 November 1990 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
110 m hurdles 13.42 (+1.7 m/s) William Erese 12 July 2003 Italy Mals, Italy
400 m hurdles 48.50 Henry Amike 31 August 1987 World Championships Italy Rome, Italy
3000 m steeplechase 8:55.78 Soudi Hamajam 14 June 2013 Nigeria Warri, Nigeria
High jump 2.27 m Anthony Idiata 9 September 1998 Greece Rhodes, Greece
18 September 1999 All-Africa Games South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Pole vault 4.50 m Peter Otene Henworth 30 July 2011 Southern Men's League Division 2S Match 1 United Kingdom Hastings, United Kingdom [1]
Long jump 8.27 m (-0.4 m/s) Yusuf Alli 8 August 1989 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
Triple jump 17.26 m (+1.5 m/s) Ajayi Agbebaku 8 July 1983 Canada Edmonton, Canada
Shot put 20.38 m Stephen Mozia 29 May 2014 NCAA East Preliminaries United States Jacksonville, United States [2]
Discus throw 67.80 m Adewale Olukoju 11 May 1991 Modesto Relays United States Modesto, United States
Hammer throw 66.92 m[3] Christian Okoye 22 March 1986 United States Westwood, United States
Javelin throw 81.08 m Pius Bazighe 16 June 1999 Athens Grand Prix Greece Athens, Greece
Decathlon 7240 pts Lee Okoroafor 11–12 October 2003 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
10.94 (100 m), 7.29 m (long jump), 11.83 m (shot put), 2.03 m (high jump), 51.07 (400 m) /
14.68 (110 m hurdles), 37.45 (discus), 3.60 m (pole vault), 54.87 m (javelin), 4:50.19 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:34:05 Aderemi Kazeem 13 April 2014 AFN Golden League Meet Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria [4]
1:25:42 #[5] Kazeem Adeyemi 3 July 2008 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
50 km walk (road) 6:00:16 Charles Arosanyin 3 June 2002 United Kingdom Bradford, United Kingdom
4×100 m relay 37.94  Nigeria
Osmond Ezinwa
Olapade Adeniken
Francis Obikwelu
Davidson Ezinwa
9 August 1997 World Championships Greece Athens, Greece
37.91 #[6]  Nigeria
Innocent Asonze
Francis Obikwelu
Davidson Ezinwa
Deji Aliu
29 August 1999 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain
4×400 m relay 2:58.68  Nigeria
Clement Chukwu
Jude Monye
Sunday Bada
Enefiok Udo-Obong
30 September 2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.79 (+1.1 m/s) Blessing Okagbare 27 July 2013 London Anniversary Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [7]
200 m 22.07 (-0.1 m/s) Mary Onyali-Omagbemi 14 August 1996 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland
400 m 49.10 Falilat Ogunkoya 29 July 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States
800 m 2:02.04 Grace Ebor 15 October 2003 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
1500 m 4:17.1 Victoria Moradeyo 30 July 1999 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
3000 m 9:41.28 Itsemhike Anwalimhobor 22 March 1989 Nigeria Benin City, Nigeria
5000 m 16:10.75 Augustine Christiana 28 February 1998 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
10000 m 34:05.04 Christiana Augustine 18 July 2003 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
Marathon 2:40:37 Mary Akor 3 April 2004 United States St. Louis, United States
100 m hurdles 12.44 (+0.4 m/s) Glory Alozie 8 August 1998 Herculis Monaco Fontvieille, Monaco
12.44 (0.0 m/s) 28 August 1998 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
12.44 (+0.7 m/s) 28 August 1999 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain [8]
400 m hurdles 54.40 Muizat Ajoke Odumosu 6 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [9]
3000 m steeplechase
High jump 1.95 m Doreen Amata 3 July 2008 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
16 July 2011 Internationales Hochsprung-Meeting Eberstadt Germany Eberstadt, Germany [10]
1 September 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [11]
Pole vault 3.20 m Victoria Itodo 17 May 2007 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
Maureen Williams 19 February 2009 Nigeria Kaduna, Nigeria
Long jump 7.12 m (+0.9 m/s) Chioma Ajunwa 2 August 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States
Triple jump 14.21 m (-0.3 m/s) Chinonye Ohadugha 18 July 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria
Shot put 18.86 m Vivian Chukwuemeka 1 July 2012 African Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [12]
Discus throw 56.92 m Vivian Chukwuemeka 23 May 2003 United States Olathe, United States
Hammer throw 63.79 m Queen Obisesan 1 June 2013 Nigeria Ilorin, Nigeria
Javelin throw 55.30 m Ihuefo Sorochukwu 8 August 2002 African Championships Tunisia Radès, Tunisia
Heptathlon 6049 pts Uhunoma Osazuwa 26–27 May 2012 NACAC Combined Events Championships Canada Ottawa, Canada [13]
13.28 (+1.4 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.81 m (high jump), 13.12 m (shot put), 23.85 (-1.3 m/s) (200 m) /
6.16 m (+0.9 m/s) (long jump), 33.87 m (javelin), 2:22.07 (800 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:55:15 Queensley Asedo 17 April 2010 Nigeria Ibadan, Nigeria
1:45:52 #[14] 3 July 2008 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
4×100 m relay 42.39  Nigeria
Beatrice Utondu,
Faith Idehen,
Christy Opara-Thompson,
Mary Onyali-Omagbemi
7 August 1992 Olympic Games Spain Barcelona, Spain
4×200 m relay 1:33.71  Nigeria
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25 May 2014 IAAF World Relays The Bahamas Nassau, Bahamas [15]
4×400 m relay 3:21.04  Nigeria
Olabisi Afolabi,
Fatima Yusuf,
Charity Opara,
Falilat Ogunkoya
3 August 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States

Indoor[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 5.61+ Deji Aliu 21 February 1999 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m 6.48 Deji Aliu 21 February 1999 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
200 m 20.46 Francis Obikwelu 21 February 1999 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
300 m 34.21 Tobi Ogunmola 10 February 2013 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium [16]
400 m 45.51 Sunday Bada 9 March 1997 World Championships France Paris, France
45.37 OT Clement Chukwu 28 February 1998 United States Kent, United States
800 m 1:49.63 Gbolahan Fatuga 10 February 1996 United States Allston, United States
1:49.11 OT Ado Maude 2 March 1991 United States Lubbock, United States
1500 m
3000 m
50 m hurdles 6.55+ Selim Nurudeen 10 February 2009 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.64 Selim Nurudeen 13 February 2009 France Paris, France
400 m hurdles 52.20 Akobundu Ikwuamkor 10 February 2009 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France [17]
High jump 2.32 m Anthony Idiata 15 February 2000 Greece Patras, Greece
Pole vault 3.15 m Lee Okoroafor 23 March 2003 United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom
Long jump 8.26 m Charlton Ehizuelen 7 March 1975 United States Bloomington, United States
Triple jump 17.00 m Ajayi Agbebaku 30 February 1982 United States Dallas, United States
Shot put 20.79 m Stephen Mozia 1 March 2014 Ivy League Championships United States Hanover, United States [18]
Heptathlon 4631 pts Lee Okoroafor 22–23 March 2003 United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom
7.25 (60 m), 6.44 m (long jump), 10.35 m (shot put), 1.87 m (high jump) / 8.69 (60 m hurdles), 3.15 m (pole vault), 2:51.72 (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4×400 m relay 3:07.95  Nigeria
Tobi Ogunmola
Noah Akwu
Salihu Isah
Cristian Morton
8 March 2014 World Championships Poland Sopot, Poland [19]

Women[edit]

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 6.04+ Chioma Ajunwa 22 February 1998 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m 7.02 Christy Opara-Thompson 12 February 1997 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium
Chioma Ajunwa 22 February 1998 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
200 m 23.00 Regina George 23 February 2013 SEC Championships United States Fayetteville, United States [20]
400 m 50.73 Charity Opara 1 February 1998 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
600 m 1:25.76 Regina George 10 January 2014 Arkansas Invitational United States Fayetteville, United States [21]
800 m 2:07.43 Fatimoh Muhammed 4 February 2006 United States Lincoln, United States
2:07.23 OT 11 February 2006 United States Ames, United States
1500 m
3000 m
5000 m
50 m hurdles 6.76+ Glory Alozie 25 February 2001 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.82 Glory Alozie 16 February 1999 Spain Madrid, Spain
High jump 1.89 m Doreen Amata 15 February 2008 Germany Dessau, Germany
Pole vault
Long jump 6.97 m Chioma Ajunwa 5 February 1997 Germany Erfurt, Germany
Triple jump 13.76 m Nkeiruka Domike 12 February 2011 United States Fayetteville, United States
Shot put 18.13 m A Vivian Chukwuemeka 4 February 2006 United States Flagstaff, United States
Pentathlon 4116 pts Uhunoma Osazuwa 11 February 2011 United States Allendale, United States
9.00 (60 m hurdles), 1.66 m (high jump), 11.65 m (shot put), 5.70 m (long jump), 2:20.07 (800 m)
3000 m walk
4×400 m relay 3:29.67  Nigeria
Omolara Omotoso
Patience Okon George
Bukola Abogunloko
Folashade Abugan
8 March 2014 World Championships Poland Sopot, Poland [22]

+ = en route to a longer distance
A = affected by altitude
# = not officially ratified by IAAF
X = unratified due to no doping control
OT = oversized track

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pole Vault Results". www.thepowerof10.info. 30 July 2011. Retrieved 11 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "Shot Put Results". www.flashresults.com. 29 May 2014. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  3. ^ by IAAF profile; 66.93 m by IAAF statistic handbook
  4. ^ Tunde Eludini (13 April 2014). "New National Record set at Abuja Golden League Meet". www.premiumtimesng.com. Retrieved 18 April 2014. 
  5. ^ doubtful distance
  6. ^ annulled because one of the team (Innocent Asonze) was ultimately suspended four two years from June 1999 for a doping violation
  7. ^ "100 Metres Results" (PDF). Samsung Diamond League. Omega Timing. 27 July 2013. Retrieved 31 July 2013. 
  8. ^ "100 Metres Hurdles Results". IAAF. 28 August 1999. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 
  9. ^ "Women's 400m Hurdles". London2012. 6 August 2012. Retrieved 6 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "High Jump Results". www.hochsprung-eberstadt.com. 16 July 2011. Retrieved 17 July 2011. 
  11. ^ "High Jump Women Qualification Results". IAAF. 1 September 2011. Retrieved 1 September 2011. 
  12. ^ "Porto-Novo (Benin), 27.6-1.7.2012 –African Championships". www.trackinsun.blogspot.de. 1 July 2012. Retrieved 2 July 2012. 
  13. ^ "NACAC Combined Events Championships 2012 Complete Results". IAAF. 26 May 2012. Retrieved 18 June 2012. 
  14. ^ doubtful distance
  15. ^ "Women's 4×200m Relay Results". IAAF. 25 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2014. 
  16. ^ "300 Metres Results". www.timetronics.be. 10 February 2013. Retrieved 10 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "400 Metres Hurdles Indoor Best". www.4hindoor.fr. 29 January 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2012. 
  18. ^ "Shot Put Results". www.directathletics.com. 1 March 2014. Retrieved 7 March 2014. 
  19. ^ "4×400m Relay Round 1 Results Summary". IAAF. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 
  20. ^ "200 Metres Results". www.flashresults.com. 23 February 2013. Retrieved 24 February 2013. 
  21. ^ Jon Mulkeen (12 January 2014). "Ukhov back to his best with 2.38m world lead – indoor round-up – UPDATED". IAAF. Retrieved 13 January 2014. 
  22. ^ "4×400m Relay Round 1 Results Summary". IAAF. 8 March 2014. Retrieved 8 March 2014. 

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