Francis Obikwelu

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Birthday
20, 1978
Birthplace
Nigeria
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
20, 1978 (age 40)
Birthplace
Nigeria

About

Nigerian sprinter who won a silver medal for Portugal at the 2004 Summer Olympics in the 100 meters racer.

Before Fame

He was a soccer player in Nigeria before becoming a runner and moving to Portugal.

Trivia

He became a Portuguese citizen in 2001 and chose to run for his adoptive country.

Family Life

He was born in the Nigerian city of Onitsha, a commercial and educational center.

Associated With

He was an Olympic runner, like Galen Rupp.