Margaret Adeoye

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Margaret Adeoye
Margaret Adeoye Commonwealth Games 2014.jpg
Adeoye in the 400m heats at the Commonwealth Games 2014
Personal information
Born (1985-04-22) 22 April 1985 (age 34)
Lagos, Nigeria[1]
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight62 kg (137 lb)
Country United Kingdom
Event(s)200 metres
ClubEnfield and Haringey Athletic Club
Coached byLinford Christie, Charles Van Commenee
Achievements and titles
Olympic finalsLondon 2012 (SF)
Personal best(s)22.88s

Margaret Adeoye (born 22 April 1985)[2] is a British athlete who competes in the 200 metres. She represented Great Britain at that distance at London 2012.[3]

Her then personal best for the 200m was gained on 6 August 2012 when she ran the distance in 22.94s, giving her a place in the Olympic 200m Semi-Finals.[4] She finished 7th in the Semi-Finals, and didn't progress into the finals. In 2013, she managed to improve her personal best to 22.88.[5]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Great Britain
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:25:29
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 3rd 4 × 400 m relay 3:27.56
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 24th (sf) 200 m 23.34


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-26. Retrieved 2014-02-21.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Margaret Adeoye". Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Enfield & Haringey Athletic Club's Margaret Adeoye joins Team GB for London 2012 Olympics". 4 July 2012. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
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  5. ^ "IAAF: Athlete profile for Margaret Adeoye". Retrieved 2015-11-04.

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