Adewale Olukoju (born July 27, 1968 in Zaria, Kaduna State) is a Nigerian athlete who competed in discus throw and shot put. He was very prominent in African athletics in the late 1980s and early 1990s, winning four gold medals in total at the All-Africa Games.
His personal best discus throw is 67.80 metres, which he achieved in May 1991. Olukoju is married to sprinter Fatima Yusuf.
|1986||World Junior Championships||Athens, Greece||6th||Shot put||17.19 m|
|1987||All-Africa Games||Nairobi, Kenya||1st||Discus||56.50 m|
|1st||Shot put||18.13 m|
|1988||African Championships||Annaba, Algeria||1st||Discus||62.12 m|
|3rd||Shot put||17.70 m|
|Olympic Games||Seoul, South Korea||23rd||Discus||54.44 m|
|1991||All-Africa Games||Cairo, Egypt||1st||Discus||59.22 m|
|2nd||Shot put||17.58 m|
|World Student Games||Sheffield, United Kingdom||1st||Discus||61.48 m|
|World Championships||Tokyo, Japan||11th||Discus||59.44 m|
|1992||African Championships||Belle Vue Maurel, Mauritius||1st||Discus||60.66 m|
|3rd||Shot put||17.06 m|
|1993||World Student Games||Buffalo, United States||2nd||Discus||62.96 m|
|1995||World Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||6th||Discus||63.66 m|
|All-Africa Games||Harare, Zimbabwe||1st||Discus||61.68 m|
- Adewale Olukoju profile at IAAF
- "Adewale Olukoju". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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