Ajayi Agbebaku

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Ajayi Agbebaku
Medal record
Men's athletics
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Helsinki Triple jump
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 1983 Edmonton Triple jump

Ajayi Agbebaku (born December 6, 1955) is a retired Nigerian athlete who competed in the triple jump.

His personal best jump was 17.26 metres, achieved in July 1983 in Edmonton. This is the Nigerian record as well as second in Africa, only behind Ndabazinhle Mdhlongwa.[1] He holds the African indoor record with 17.00 metres, achieved in January 1982 in Dallas.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
1979 African Championships Dakar, Senegal 1st Long jump 7.94 m
1st Triple jump 16.82 m
1984 African Championships Rabat, Morocco 2nd Triple jump 16.96 m
Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 7th Triple jump 16.67 m


  1. ^ Commonwealth All-Time Lists (Men) - GBR Athletics
  2. ^ Area Indoor Records - Men - Africa - IAAF.org