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Francis Obikwelu

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 0
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameFrancis Obiorah•Obikwelu
Used nameFrancis•Obikwelu
Nick/petnamesChico
Born22 November 1978 in Onitsha (NGR)
Measurements195 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsBelenenses, Santa Maria de Belém (POR) / Sporting CP, Lisboa (POR)
NOC Nigeria Portugal

Biography

Adopted Portuguese nationality on 26 June 2002.

Personal Bests: 100 – 9.86 (2004); 200 – 19.84 (1999).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Athletics NGR Francis Obikwelu
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 5 h1 r3/4
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Nigeria AC h2 r2/3
2000 Summer Olympics Athletics NGR Francis Obikwelu
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 7 h1 r3/4
2004 Summer Olympics Athletics POR Francis Obikwelu
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 2 Silver
200 metres, Men (Olympic) 5
2008 Summer Olympics Athletics POR Francis Obikwelu
100 metres, Men (Olympic) 6 h2 r3/4
200 metres, Men (Olympic) DNS

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