Yusuf Alli

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Yusuf Alli (born 28 July 1960 in Lagos) is a retired Nigerian long jumper, best known for his gold medal at the 1990 Commonwealth Games.

His personal best is 8.27 metres, achieved at the 1989 African Championships in Athletics in Lagos. This is the Nigerian record. [1] also 8.39 at the commonwealth games (1990) 2nd world cup in athletics 1989 Barcelona Spain African captain longest Nigeria captain technical director athletic federation of Nigeria manager COJA committee for 8th All African games


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Nigeria
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 24th
1983 Universiade Edmonton, Canada 1st
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th
1984 Olympic Games Los Angeles, United States 9th
African Championships Rabat, Morocco 2nd
1987 All-Africa Games Nairobi, Kenya 2nd
World Championships Rome, Italy 11th
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 14th
African Championships Annaba, Algeria 1st
1989 African Championships Lagos, Nigeria 1st 8.27 m NR
1990 Commonwealth Games Auckland, New Zealand 1st
1991 All-Africa Games Cairo, Egypt 2nd

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