Nojim Maiyegun

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Nojim Maiyegun
Medal record
Representing  Nigeria
Men's Boxing
Olympic Games
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Tokyo Light Middleweight
Commonwealth Games
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Kingston Light Middleweight

Nojim Maiyegun (born February 21, 1944 in Lagos) is a retired Nigerian boxer, who won the bronze medal in the men's Light Middleweight (71 kg) category at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan.

He was Nigeria's first Olympic medalist. He revealed his loss of vision in 2012.[1]

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