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Smart Akraka

Full name: Smart Akraka
Gender: Male
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
Weight: 141 lbs (64 kg)
Born: April 13, 1934 in Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Country: NGR Nigeria
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father of Maria Akraka; Father-in-law of Tord Henriksson.

Biography

Smart Akraka had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Jimmy Omagbemi, Thomas Obi, and the non-Olympian Victor Odofin). In the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 100 yards as well as in the 220 yards Akraka was eliminated in the quarter-finals.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.4 (1961).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Nigeria NGR AC h1 r2/3

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Nigeria NGR Semi-Finals Heat One AC DQ [40.2] [40.33]
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Nigeria NGR Round One Heat Two 2 QU 40.1 40.25