London 2012

Ola Abidogun

Ola made his Paralympic debut at London 2012, where he won bronze in the T46 100m.

  • Events:
    Athletics
  • Home Town:
    Redbridge
  • Lives:
    Bolton
  • Trains:
    Horwich RMI
  • Date Of Birth:
    02/08/1993
  • Games Attended:
    London 12

Ola started getting involved in sprinting as a youngster and in 2008 he made the step up from club competition to the DSE Junior Championships. Prior to London, other career highlights include the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, where he finished in 5th place in the T46 100m despite nursing an injury.

Aged 19, Ola competed in both the T46 100m and 200m in the Olympic Stadium at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. He recorded a time of 11.23 seconds in the T46 100m final to secure the bronze medal.

Ola is an amputee.

Major Results

  • 2012 London Paralympic Games
  • T46 100m: bronze
    T46 200m: 7th (rd1 ht1)
     
  • 2013 IPC Athletics World Championships, Lyon, France
  • T46 100m: 5th
    T46 200m: 7th
  • 2011 IWAS World Junior Championships, Dubai, UAE
  • T46 100m: gold
    T46 200m: silver
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games, Delhi, India
  • T46 100m: 5th
  • 2010 IWAS World Junior Championships, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • T46 100m: gold
    T46 200m: silver


 

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