Seun Adigun

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Seun Adigun
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Seun Adigun on track 1
Personal information
National teamNigeria
Born (1987-01-03) 3 January 1987 (age 33)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
EducationUniversity of Houston Homewood-Flossmoor High School

Seun Adigun (born 3 January 1987, Chicago, Illinois[1]) is a Nigerian-American bobsledder and track and field athlete who specializes in the 100 metres hurdles. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, but did not qualify from her heat.[1] In 2016, she founded the Nigerian bobsled team.[2] She represented Nigeria at the 2018 Winter Olympics in 2-women bobsled.[3]In the 2010 African championship Nairobi,Kenya she emerged 1st position

Personal life[edit]

She is the niece of former American basketball player Hakeem Olajuwon.[4]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Nigeria
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 27th (h) 100 m hurdles 13.33
16th (h) 4 × 100 m relay 46.54
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 22nd (h) 60 m hurdles 8.58
African Championships Nairobi, Kenya 1st 100 m hurdles 13.14
Continental Cup Split, Croatia 6th 100 m hurdles 13.48
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 19th (sf) 100 m hurdles 13.14
All-Africa Games Maputo, Mozambique 1st 100 m hurdles 13.20
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 8th 60 m hurdles 8.33


  1. ^ a b "Seun Adigun Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2016.
  2. ^ CTV National News. 16 November 2017. CTV.
  3. ^ "Nigerian bobsled team will be country's first-ever Winter Olympics representatives". ABC News (Australia). 17 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Athlete Profile - Moriam Seun ADIGUN". pyeongchang2018. Retrieved 4 February 2018.