Full name: Adegboyega Folaranmi Adedoyin
Born: September 11, 1922 in Shagamu, Ogun, Nigeria
Died: January 2014 in Abeokuta, Ogun, Nigeria
Affiliations: Queen's University Belfast, Belfast (GBR)
Country: Great Britain
Related Olympians: Uncle of Falilat Ogunkoya.
Adegboyega, Prince Adedoyin was a Nigerian national who competed for Great Britain at the 1948 Olympic Games because Nigeria did not yet have recognition by the International Olympic Committee. Prince Adedoyin studied medicine at Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland before returning to Nigeria to practice obstetrics and gynecology. While in the UK he won several meets in the high jump and long jump at Combined University meetings. In September of 2012 the Ogun State Government in Nigeria bestowed honors on Prince Adedoyin, the first Nigerian Olympian, who was from one of the ruling houses of Remoland.
Personal Bests\: HJ – 1.969 (1949); LJ – 7.35 (1947).
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Men's High Jump||Great Britain||GBR||12|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Men's Long Jump||Great Britain||GBR||5|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Final Round||12||1.90|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Final Round||1.90 metres||NP||xxo|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||NP||QU||1.87|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Final Round||5||7.270|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||7||QC||7,130|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||Group A||5||7.130|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||Group A Round One||5||7.130|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||Group A Round Two||5||7.030|
|1948 Summer||25||London||Athletics||Great Britain||Qualifying Round||Group A Round Three||NP||6.960|