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ADEDEJI Saheed
Sport Para athletics
NPC Nigeria   
GenderMen
Age41
Place of BirthLagos, NGR
Height1.69 m
Weight 74 kg
Human Interest
Impairment Information
Classification
T47
Further Personal Information
Residence
Nigeria
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English
Higher education
Public Administration - Ibadan Polytechnic: Nigeria
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up athletics in 2009 in Lagos, Nigeria.
Why this sport?
He discovered his passion for the sport.
Club / Team
Delta State Sport Council: Nigeria
Name of coach
Okechukwu Nmacheta
Senior International Debut
Year
2010
Competing for
Nigeria
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning a bronze medal in the 200m at the All-Africa Games. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2012)
Most influential person in career
His coach. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2012)
Ambitions
To be a coach. (Athlete, 27 Aug 2012)

Competition Highlights (historical)
Paralympic Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
7 2012 200m T46 23.02
Heats 2012 100m T46 11.35
World Championships (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Semifinal 2013 200m T46  DNS
Commonwealth Games (Overall)
Rank Year Event Result
Heats 2010 100m T46  DSQ