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Robert Ojo

Full name: Robert Ojo
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10.5 (180 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: April 29, 1941 in Ikare, Owo, Ondo, Nigeria
Died: March 27, 2014 in Ibadan, Oyo, Nigeria
Country: NGR Nigeria
Sport: Athletics

Biography

Robert Ojo was the top Nigerian sprinter in the later 1960s and early 1970s. He competed at the 1968 and 1972 Olympics and the Commonwealth Games in 1967 and 1971. Ojo was named as Nigerian athlete-of-the-year in 1967 and 1968. He later became a policeman and was superintendent of police prior to his retirement.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.4 (1968); 400 – 46.39 (1972).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 100 metres Nigeria NGR 8 h3 r2/4
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Nigeria NGR AC h2 r2/3
1972 Summer 31 München Athletics Men's 400 metres Nigeria NGR 6 h1 r2/4
1972 Summer 31 München Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Nigeria NGR 3 h2 r1/2

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Quarter-Finals Heat Three 8 10.5w 10.58w
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria Round One Heat Six 4 QC 10.4w 10.47w

Men's 400 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 31 München Athletics Nigeria Quarter-Finals Heat One 6 46.73 8
1972 Summer 31 München Athletics Nigeria Round One Heat Five 4 QU 47.03 3

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria NGR Semi-Finals Heat Two AC DQ
1968 Summer 27 Ciudad de México Athletics Nigeria NGR Round One Heat One 5 QU 39.4 39.47

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1972 Summer 31 München Athletics Nigeria NGR Round One Heat Two 3 3:04.31
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