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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, Lisboa (POR)
NOC(s) 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 Status Team Pos Details
1996 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Men Olympic 5 h1 r3/4 Representing Nigeria    
  4 × 100 metres Relay, Men Olympic Nigeria AC h2 r2/3
2000 Summer Olympics Athletics 200 metres, Men Olympic 7 h1 r3/4 Representing Nigeria    
2004 Summer Olympics Athletics 100 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Portugal    
  200 metres, Men Olympic 5
2008 Summer Olympics Athletics 100 metres, Men Olympic 6 h2 r3/4 Representing Portugal    
  200 metres, Men Olympic DNS

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