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Abdul Karim Amu

Full name: Abdul Karim Ohimai Amu
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: November 13, 1933 in Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Died: February 9, 2010 in Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
Country: NGR Nigeria
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Abdul Karim Amu had the following podium finishes at major championships: 2nd in the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 4×110 yards Relay (with Edward Ajado, Karim Olowu, and Muslim Arogundade). In the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games 220 yards Amu was eliminated in the semi-finals and in the 100 yards he was eliminated in the heats.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.4 (1961); 400 – 46.74 (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Men's 400 metres Nigeria NGR 5 h3 r1/4
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Nigeria NGR AC h4 r1/3
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Men's 400 metres Nigeria NGR 4 h2 r3/4
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Nigeria NGR AC h1 r2/3
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Nigeria NGR 5 h1 r1/3

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Nigeria Round One Heat Three 5 49.4 49.57
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Nigeria Semi-Finals Heat Two 4 46.6 46.74
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Nigeria Quarter-Finals Heat Four 3 QU 46.6 46.76
1960 Summer 26 Roma Athletics Nigeria Round One Heat Eight 1 QU 46.8 46.93

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1956 Summer 23 Melbourne Athletics Nigeria NGR Round One Heat Four AC DQ [47.3] [47.39]
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
1964 Summer 30 Tokyo Athletics Nigeria NGR Round One Heat One 5 QC 40.4 40,44