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Deji Aliu

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Name  Deji Aliu

Role  Olympic athlete
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Olympic medals  Athletics at the 2004 Summer Olympics – Men's 4 × 100 metres relay
Similar People  Uchenna Emedolu, Olusoji Fasuba, Coby Miller, Shawn Crawford, Maurice Greene

Olympic bronze medallist deji aliu shares passion as top sprinter coach

Deji Aliu (born 22 November 1975 in Lagos) is a Nigerian sprinter. He won the 100 metres event at the 2003 All-Africa Games. He also took fourth place in the event at the 2002 Commonwealth Games.


Deji Aliu Olympic bronze medallist Deji Aliu shares passion as Top Sprinter

Aliu formed part of the Nigerian relay team which won a bronze medal at the 2004 Olympics. Together with Innocent Asonze, Francis Obikwelu and Daniel Effiong he won a bronze medal in 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1999 World Championships in Athletics, but the team was later disqualified (in August 2005) because Innocent Asonze failed a doping test in June 1999.

Challenges and prospects of nigerian athletes with deji aliu pt 2

Personal bests

  • 100 metres - 9.95 (2003)
  • 200 metres - 20.25 (2002)
  • References

    Deji Aliu Wikipedia