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Nigeria Athletics at the 2008 Beijing Summer Games

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Host City: Beijing, China
Date Started: August 15, 2008
Date Finished: August 23, 2008

Events for Nigeria: 15
Participants for Nigeria: 22 (8 men and 14 women)
Youngest Participant for Nigeria: Shade Abugan (17 years, 243 days)
Oldest Participant for Nigeria: Vivian Chukwuemeka (33 years, 105 days)
Most Medals for Nigeria (Athlete): 6 athletes with 1 medal

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Men's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Olusoji Fasuba 24 Men's 100 metres 4 h2 r2/4
Obinna Metu 20 Men's 100 metres 6 h4 r2/4
Uchenna Emedolu 31 Men's 100 metres 4 h8 r1/4

Men's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Obinna Metu 20 Men's 200 metres 6 h3 r2/4

Men's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Saul Weigopwa 22 Men's 400 metres 5 h1 r2/3
Godday James 24 Men's 400 metres 6 h2 r2/3

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Selim Nurudeen 25 Men's 110 metres Hurdles 4 h4 r2/4

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's 100 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Damola Osayomi 22 Women's 100 metres 8 h2 r3/4
Franca Idoko 23 Women's 100 metres 7 h1 r2/4
Halimat Ismaila 24 Women's 100 metres 4 h5 r1/4

Women's 200 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Damola Osayomi 22 Women's 200 metres 6 h2 r2/4
Gloria Kemasuode 28 Women's 200 metres 6 h3 r1/4

Women's 400 metres

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Joy Eze 20 Women's 400 metres 5 h2 r2/3
Shade Abugan 17 Women's 400 metres 6 h3 r2/3
AJ Odumosu 20 Women's 400 metres 7 h1 r2/3

Women's 100 metres Hurdles

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Toyin Augustus 28 Women's 100 metres Hurdles 7 h4 r1/3

Women's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Women's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Women's High Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Doreen Amata 20 Women's High Jump 16T QR

Women's Long Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Blessing Okagbare 19 Women's Long Jump 3 Bronze

Women's Triple Jump

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Chinonye Ohadugha 22 Women's Triple Jump 30 QR

Women's Shot Put

Athlete Age Event Rank Medal
Vivian Chukwuemeka 33 Women's Shot Put 24 QR

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