Saheed Jimoh

  • Name: Saheed Jimoh
  • State of Origin: Oyo
  • Date Of Birth: 1st February, 1997
  • Secondary School: AUD Comprehensive High School, Okota, Lagos
  • University: Graduate of Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu
  • Course: Mechatronics
  • Coached By: Deji Aliu
  • Personal Bests: 400m (50.75s), 200m (22.91s)
  • IAAF Profile: Saheed Jimoh

Saheed Jimoh was born on 1st February 1997 and is an athlete who has the potential of becoming a part of any Nigerian 4x400m relay squad, and even possibly represent the country in the individual one lap race, seeing that he majors in the quartermile.

Currently studying at the Lagos State Polytechnic, Jimoh competed at the 2015 Lagos Auditions and made the list of the Top 25 athletes who were specially invited to the Ibadan Auditions the following month.

Jimoh was drafted in as one of the junior athletes who represented Making of Champions (MoC) at the 2015 Lagos Relays. He ran the anchor leg, helping the team win GOLD in the 4x200m as they clocked the overall fastest time of 1:34.15.

At the 2016 Top Sprinter Athletics Championships, he ran a then Personal Best (PB) of 50.80s in the Junior Boys 400m final where he finished 4th.

Whenever he competes in any race, he executes it with so much passion, intensity and determination. The way he carries his teammates along in any relay race shows how selfless he is while on the track.

Note: 2 decimal places signify Electronic timing, 1 decimal place signifies Hand-timing

400 metres
2017Dec 1st51.55s3rdHeatsAFN Golden LeagueKaduna
Nov 24th51.6s5thHeatsAFN All ComersAbuja
Jun 3rd50.75s2ndHeatsAFN/Dynamic Sporting Solutions MeetAbuja
2016Sept 30th50.80s4thFinalTop Sprinter Athletics Championships (Juniors)Lagos
Sept 30th51.13s2ndHeatsTop Sprinter Athletics Championships (Juniors)Lagos
May 24th50.85s1stHeatsNational Juniors (D.K. Olukoya Championships)Lagos
Apr 5th53.31s4thHeatsAFN All Comers CompetitionLagos
2015Mar 14th51.78s3rdHeatsTop Sprinter Ibadan AuditionsIbadan

200 metres
2017Jul 14th23.28s8thHeatsNational ChampionshipsAbuja
2016May 24th23.27s2ndHeatsNational Juniors (D.K. Olukoya Championships)Lagos

4X100 metres
2016Oct 1st44.32s2ndFinalTop Sprinter/ Lagos Relays JuniorsLagos

4X400 metres
2016Oct 1st3:26.69s1stFinalTop Sprinter / Lagos Relays JuniorsLagos


  • Top Sprinter/ Lagos Relays 4x400m Junior Champion
  • Top Sprinter/ Lagos Relays 4x100m Junior Silver Medallist

2017 AFN All Comers Abuja

Nazidi Aminu Mohammed wins Men’s 400m heat 1 at All Comers Abuja

2017 National Championships

Emmanuel Arowolo wins Men’s 200m Heat 1 at 2017 National Trials

2017 AFN/Dynamic Sporting Solutions Meet

Akinkuowo Ayodeji wins Men’s 400m Heat 8 ahead of MoC’s Saheed Jimoh