Josh Awotunde

Josh Olayinka Awotunde (born June 12, 1995) is an American track and field athlete who competes in the shot put and has a personal record of 21.13 m (69 ft 3+34 in) outdoors and 21.33 m (69 ft 11+34 in) indoors.

American track and field athlete

Josh Awotunde
Personal information
Full name Josh Olayinka Awotunde
Nationality American
Born (1995-06-12) June 12, 1995 (age 26)
Lanham, Maryland
Home town Franklinville, New Jersey
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Sport
Country  United States
Sport Track and field
Event(s) Shot put
College team University of South Carolina 2013–2018
Delsea Regional High School ’13
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 22.00 m (72 ft 2 in) Outdoor
21.33 m (

69 ft 11+34 in) Indoor

Medal record
Men’s athletics
Representing  United States
Olympic Games

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Awotunde was born in Lanham, Maryland in 1995. He was raised in Franklinville, New Jersey, by parents Adeola and Christina Awotunde. He is a 2013 graduate of Delsea Regional High School in New Jersey. Awotunde attended University of South Carolina and graduated in 2017. He is of Nigerian ancestry.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

representing  United States
2019 Pan American Games Shot Put 20.66 m (67 ft 9+14 in) 6th
The Match Europe v USA – Results Shot Put 19.04 m (62 ft 5+12 in) 9th
representing  Nigeria
2016 Confederation of African Athletics Grand Prix Shot Put 18.95 m (62 ft 2 in) 1st
representing Unattached
2019 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Shot Put 20.97 m (68 ft 9+12 in) 5th[7]
2019 USA Indoor Track and Field Championships Shot Put 20.63 m (67 ft 8 in) 3rd[8]
representing South Carolina Gamecocks
2018 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Shot Put 20.14 m (66 ft 34 in) 7th
2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Shot Put 19.02 m (62 ft 4+34 in) 14th
2016 Athletics Federation of Nigeria Championship Shot Put 19.00 m (62 ft 4 in) 2nd
2014 U20 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Shot Put 19.17 m (62 ft 10+12 in) 3rd
2014 U20 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Discus 58.37 m (191 ft 6 in) 4th
representing Delsea Regional High School
2013 U20 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Discus 56.48 m (185 ft 3+12 in) 5th
2012 U20 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships Discus 51.13 m (167 ft 8+34 in) 20th

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