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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Nigeria, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Nigeria and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Nigeria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Nigerian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Nigeria is included when available.

This is a list that includes people like Margaret Adeoye and Omolara Omotosho.

This historic track and field athletes from Nigeria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Nigerian track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Nigeria?" These prominent track and field athletes of Nigeria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Nigerian track and field athletes.

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Abdul Buhari is a British athlete who competes in the discus throw. He was born in Nigeria. ...more

Age: 34

Birthplace: Kano, Nigeria

Profession: Track and field athlete, Banker

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Amaechi Morton


Amaechi Morton is an American-born track and field 400-meter hurdler who competes for Nigeria. He was the 2012 400 m hurdles gold medallist at the NCAA Championships and the African Championships. He has a personal record of 48.79 seconds for the event. Morton was born in Atlanta, Georgia to a ...more

Age: 26

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Profession: Track and field athlete

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Anthony Alozie


Anthony Alozie is an Australian track and field sprinter. He was a member of the Australian 4 x 100m relay team that equalled the Australian record when they qualified for the finals at the 2012 London Olympics. ...more

Age: 29

Birthplace: Aba, Nigeria

Profession: Track and field athlete


Blessing Okagbare is a Nigerian track and field athlete who specializes in long jumping and short sprints. She is an Olympic and World Championships medalist in the long jump, and a world medallist in the 200 metres. She also holds the Women's 100 metres Commonwealth Games record for the fastest ...more

Age: 28

Birthplace: Sapele, Delta, Nigeria

Profession: Track and field athlete

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