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Jimmy Omagbemi

Full name: James Stephen Omajuwa "Jimmy" Omagbemi
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: November 26, 1930 in Warri, Delta, Nigeria
Died: November 12, 2012 in Hooks, Texas, United States
Country: NGR Nigeria
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father-in-law of Mary Onyali-Omagbemi.

Biography

Jimmy Omagbemi was a Nigerian sprinter who helped them win a silver medal in the 4x110 yard relay at the 1948 British Empire and Commonwealth Games. He also placed fifth in the 100 yards at those Games. He later became a member of the Nigerian National Sports Commission, before settling in the United States.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.4 (1958); 200 – 21.3y (1960).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 29 Roma Athletics Men's 200 metres Nigeria NGR 3 h1 r1/4
1960 Summer 29 Roma Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Nigeria NGR AC h1 r2/3
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Nigeria NGR 6 h1 r2/3

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 29 Roma Athletics Nigeria Round One Heat One 3 26.2 26.40

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A)
1960 Summer 29 Roma Athletics Nigeria NGR Semi-Finals Heat One AC DQ [40.2] [40.33]
1960 Summer 29 Roma Athletics Nigeria NGR Round One Heat Two 2 QU 40.1 40.25
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Athletics Nigeria NGR Semi-Finals Heat One 6 40.1 40,19
1964 Summer 33 Tokyo Athletics Nigeria NGR Round One Heat One 5 QC 40.4 40,44
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