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Nigerian records in athletics

The following are the national records in athletics in Nigeria maintained by the Athletic Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

Outdoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 9.85 (+1.7 m/s) Olusoji Fasuba 12 May 2006 Qatar Athletic Super Grand Prix Qatar Doha, Quatar
200 m 19.84 (+1.7 m/s) Francis Obikwelu 25 August 1999 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain
400 m 44.17 Innocent Egbunike 19 August 1987 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland
800 m 1:45.91 Ado Maude 9 September 1992 Italy Bologna, Italy
1500 m 3:42.85 Ado Maude 19 July 1991 Italy Cesenatico, Italy
3000 m 8:13.01 Ibrahim Kabir 13 June 1986 West Germany Lage, West Germany
5000 m 14:15.50 Timon Gunem 19 June 1993 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
10000 m 29:04.5 Itsifamus Choolon 7 June 1998 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
Half marathon 1:10:43 Umaru Mohammed 5 May 2002 Belgium Brussels, Belgium
Marathon 2:16:06 Mohamed Abbas 11 November 1990 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
110 m hurdles 13.42 (+1.7 m/s) William Erese 12 July 2003 Italy Mals, Italy
400 m hurdles 48.50 Henry Amike 31 August 1987 World Championships Italy Rome, Italy
3000 m steeplechase 8:58.56 Zacharia Fwangfur 6 September 1990 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
High jump 2.27 m Anthony Idiata 9 September 1998 Greece Rhodes, Greece
18 September 1999 South Africa Johannesburg, South Africa
Pole vault 4.50 m Peter Otene Henworth 30 July 2011 Southern Men's League Division 2S Match 1 United Kingdom Hastings, United Kingdom [1]
Long jump 8.27 m (-0.4 m/s) Yusuf Alli 8 August 1989 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
Triple jump 17.26 m (+1.5 m/s) Ajayi Agbebaku 8 July 1983 Canada Edmonton, Canada
Shot put 20.26 m Chima Ugwu 20 July 2000 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
Discus throw 67.80 m Adewale Olukoju 11 May 1991 Modesto Relays United States Modesto, United States
Hammer throw 66.92 m[2] Christian Okoye 22 March 1986 United States Westwood, United States
Javelin throw 81.08 m Pius Bazighe 16 June 1999 Athens Grand Prix Greece Athens, Greece
Decathlon 7240 pts Lee Okoroafor 11–12 October 2003 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
10.94 (100 m), 7.29 m (long jump), 11.83 m (shot put), 2.03 m (high jump), 51.07 (400 m) /
14.68 (110 m hurdles), 37.45 (discus), 3.60 m (pole vault), 54.87 m (javelin), 4:50.19 (1500 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:38:18 Kazeem Adeyemi 17 April 2010 Nigeria Ibadan, Nigeria
1:36:30 # Oluwole Odunuga 6 September 2002 Ghana Accra, Ghana
1:25:42 #[3] Kazeem Adeyemi 3 July 2008 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
50 km walk (road) 6:00:16 Charles Arosanyin 3 June 2002 United Kingdom Bradford, United Kingdom
4x100 m relay 37.94  Nigeria
Osmond Ezinwa
Olapade Adeniken
Francis Obikwelu
Davidson Ezinwa
9 August 1997 World Championships Greece Athens, Greece
37.91 #[4]  Nigeria
Innocent Asonze
Francis Obikwelu
Davidson Ezinwa
Deji Aliu
29 August 1999 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain
4x400 m relay 2:58.68  Nigeria
Clement Chukwu
Jude Monye
Sunday Bada
Enefiok Udo-Obong
30 September 2000 Olympic Games Australia Sydney, Australia

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
100 m 10.79 (+1.1 m/s) Blessing Okagbare 27 July 2013 London Anniversary Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [5]
200 m 22.07 (-0.1 m/s) Mary Onyali-Omagbemi 14 August 1996 Weltklasse Zürich Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland
400 m 49.10 Falilat Ogunkoya 29 July 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States
800 m 2:02.04 Grace Ebor 15 October 2003 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
1500 m 4:17.1 Victoria Moradeyo 30 July 1999 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
3000 m 9:41.28 Itsemhike Anwalimhobor 22 March 1989 Nigeria Benin City, Nigeria
5000 m 16:10.75 Augustine Christiana 28 February 1998 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
10000 m 34:05.04 Christiana Augustine 18 July 2003 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
Marathon 2:40:37 Mary Akor 3 April 2004 United States St. Louis, United States
100 m hurdles 12.44 (+0.4 m/s) Glory Alozie 8 August 1998 Herculis Monaco Fontvieille, Monaco
12.44 (0.0 m/s) 28 August 1998 Memorial Van Damme Belgium Brussels, Belgium
12.44 (+0.7 m/s) 28 August 1999 World Championships Spain Seville, Spain [6]
400 m hurdles 54.40 Muizat Ajoke Odumosu 6 August 2012 Olympic Games United Kingdom London, United Kingdom [7]
3000 m steeplechase
High jump 1.95 m Doreen Amata 3 July 2008 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
16 July 2011 Internationales Hochsprung-Meeting Eberstadt Germany Eberstadt, Germany [8]
1 September 2011 World Championships South Korea Daegu, South Korea [9]
Pole vault 3.20 m Victoria Itodo 17 May 2007 Nigeria Lagos, Nigeria
Maureen Williams 19 February 2009 Nigeria Kaduna, Nigeria
Long jump 7.12 m (+0.9 m/s) Chioma Ajunwa 2 August 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States
Triple jump 14.21 m (-0.3 m/s) Chinonye Ohadugha 18 July 2007 All-Africa Games Algeria Algiers, Algeria
Shot put 18.86 m Vivian Chukwuemeka 1 July 2012 African Championships Benin Porto-Novo, Benin [10]
Discus throw 56.92 m Vivian Chukwuemeka 23 May 2003 United States Olathe, United States
Hammer throw 61.75 m Susan Adeoye Olufunke 12 March 2006 Australia Bendigo, Australia
Javelin throw 55.30 m Ihuefo Sorochukwu 8 August 2002 African Championships Tunisia Radès, Tunisia
Heptathlon 6049 pts Uhunoma Osazuwa 26–27 May 2012 NACAC Combined Events Championships Canada Ottawa, Canada [11]
13.28 (+1.4 m/s) (100 m hurdles), 1.81 m (high jump), 13.12 m (shot put), 23.85 (-1.3 m/s) (200 m) /
6.16 m (+0.9 m/s) (long jump), 33.87 m (javelin), 2:22.07 (800 m)
20 km walk (road) 1:55:15 Queensley Asedo 17 April 2010 Nigeria Ibadan, Nigeria
1:45:52 #[12] 3 July 2008 Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria
4×100 m relay 42.39  Nigeria
Beatrice Utondu,
Faith Idehen,
Christy Opara-Thompson,
Mary Onyali-Omagbemi
7 August 1992 Olympic Games Spain Barcelona, Spain
4×400 m relay 3:21.04  Nigeria
Olabisi Afolabi,
Fatima Yusuf,
Charity Opara,
Falilat Ogunkoya
3 August 1996 Olympic Games United States Atlanta, United States

Indoor

Men

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 5.61+ Deji Aliu 21 February 1999 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m 6.48 Deji Aliu 21 February 1999 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
200 m 20.46 Francis Obikwelu 21 February 1999 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
300 m 34.21 Tobi Ogunmola 10 February 2013 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium [13]
400 m 45.51 Sunday Bada 9 March 1997 World Championships France Paris, France
45.37 OT Clement Chukwu 28 February 1998 United States Kent, United States
800 m 1:49.63 Gbolahan Fatuga 10 February 1996 United States Allston, United States
1:49.11 OT Ado Maude 2 March 1991 United States Lubbock, United States
1500 m
3000 m
50 m hurdles 6.55+ Selim Nurudeen 10 February 2009 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.64 Selim Nurudeen 13 February 2009 France Paris, France
400 m hurdles 52.20 Akobundu Ikwuamkor 10 February 2009 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France [14]
High jump 2.32 m Anthony Idiata 15 February 2000 Greece Patras, Greece
Pole vault 3.15 m Lee Okoroafor 23 March 2003 United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom
Long jump 8.26 m Charlton Ehizuelen 7 March 1975 United States Bloomington, United States
Triple jump 17.00 m Ajayi Agbebaku 30 February 1982 United States Dallas, United States
Shot put 19.44 m Adewale Olukoju 2 March 1990 United States Kansas City, United States
Heptathlon 4631 pts Lee Okoroafor 22–23 March 2003 United Kingdom Cardiff, United Kingdom
7.25 (60 m), 6.44 m (long jump), 10.35 m (shot put), 1.87 m (high jump) / 8.69 (60 m hurdles), 3.15 m (pole vault), 2:51.72 (1000 m)
5000 m walk
4x400 m relay 3:09.76  Nigeria
Jude Monye
Fidelis Gadzama
Sunday Bada
Enefiok Udo-Obong
10 March 2001 World Championships Portugal Lisbon, Portugal [15]

Women

Event Record Athlete Date Meet Place Ref
50 m 6.04+ Chioma Ajunwa 22 February 1998 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m 7.02 Christy Opara-Thompson 12 February 1997 Indoor Flanders Meeting Belgium Ghent, Belgium
Chioma Ajunwa 22 February 1998 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
200 m 23.00 Regina George 23 February 2013 SEC Championships United States Fayetteville, United States [16]
400 m 50.73 Charity Opara 1 February 1998 Sparkassen Cup Germany Stuttgart, Germany
800 m 2:07.43 Fatimoh Muhammed 4 February 2006 United States Lincoln, United States
2:07.23 OT 11 February 2006 United States Ames, United States
1500 m
3000 m
5000 m
50 m hurdles 6.76+ Glory Alozie 25 February 2001 Meeting Pas de Calais France Liévin, France
60 m hurdles 7.82 Glory Alozie 16 February 1999 Spain Madrid, Spain
High jump 1.89 m Doreen Amata 15 February 2008 Germany Dessau, Germany
Pole vault
Long jump 6.97 m Chioma Ajunwa 5 February 1997 Germany Erfurt, Germany
Triple jump 13.64 m Blessing Okagbare 16 February 2008 United States Fayetteville, United States
Shot put 18.13 m A Vivian Chukwuemeka 4 February 2006 United States Flagstaff, United States
Pentathlon 4111 pts Pat Itanyi 7 December 1996 United States Morgantown, United States
(60 m hurdles), (high jump), (shot put), (long jump), (800 m)
3000 m walk
4x400 m relay

+ = en route to a longer distance
A = affected by altitude
# = not officially ratified by IAAF
X = unratified due to no doping control
OT = oversized track

References

External links

  • AFN web site
  • Nigerian Athletics Records - Men Outdoor
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